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Life’s Journey

We are moving!

Life likes to put a wrench into things, but sometimes it is for the better. My husband accepted a job in San Antonio, and we will be moving at the end of September. So now my days are filled with boxes and paperwork alongside my day job, keeping up with the kids’ school stuff, and … Continue reading »

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Plot Twists in Real Life

Plot twists in real life can suck, but they sure make a good story, don’t they? Even in fiction. Sometimes the road we must walk is not the path we would have chosen. A steep curve, a broken bridge, muddy ditches, an edge of a cliff. It doesn’t matter what makes us face those points … Continue reading »

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Buried Lives

Life has a way of burying us. Layers of dirt and grime, fear and hurt, disappointment and lies, silencing our voices and confining ourselves to a box until we forget who we are. If we aren’t careful, those layers will eventually kill us. Because when life buries us alive and silences our voices, we self-destruct. … Continue reading »

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Progress Report

Greetings fellow adventurers! I am happy to report that Curse Bound is off to the editor! Commence nail biting and the onset of paralysis of the brain. You see. As I write this, I’m thinking about this week, this new month, and what to do next. I have so many major projects I wish to … Continue reading »

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Spring Cleaning Writer Challenge

Happy Monday! It’s definitely time for some spring cleaning around here. So when DJ Edwardson tagged me in this Spring Cleaning Writer Tag Challenge, I thought it the perfect opportunity to let you all know how things are going here, especially regarding Curse Bound. 1. Dust bunnies and plot bunnies: Reorganize your writing goals or … Continue reading »

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Realm Makers & Beyond!

Hey you guys! How is your summer going? Well, mine will be over with in eight days. I’m trying not to hyperventilate, so we won’t talk about that. If you’ve followed me via Instagram or Twitter, you’ll know that my family and I have just returned from an epic adventure. Two weeks worth of sight-seeing … Continue reading »

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Happy 2017 & A Progress Report

Happy 2017 fellow adventurers! I had really wanted the next time I posted on here to be able to share with you that I had finished book three, but I realize that probably was a bad goal and so 2016 left us with no goodbyes or reading check-lists or Christmas wishes. That said, I am … Continue reading »

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Progress Report

Hello dear readers and fellow adventurers! How are you? Fall is in full swing now. All the fall activities are going like clockwork gears or a juggler’s pins. Haven’t decided which analogy fits better. The temps are getting cooler. Finally! Been getting a good routine down so far. We’ll see how long that will last. … Continue reading »

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Updates & Camp NaNo!

Greetings fellow adventurers! Before we dive into updates and all, have you nominated the best of the best in fantasy? You can find the original post here along with the links to all the other award nomination posts as well. The nominations will close this Friday, July 1st. And as I write this, Edmond from … Continue reading »

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A Place in this World

As I’ve looked over this journey to publication and all the stories I’ve written, am writing, and plan to write, I’ve discovered a common thread. Each of my protagonists are looking for a place in their world, their purpose, their identity. In Secrets Kept, we have Ayianna. As a young child, she was uprooted from … Continue reading »

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