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Writer’s Journey

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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Worldbuilding: Victorian Life

Happy Wednesday fellow adventurers! The days are flying past me as life barrels toward an inevitable train-wreck. I’m doing my best to prepare for the collision, but we never can, can we? 19 days people!! I’ll be back at work, returning to my 5am wake-up call, and doing my best to juggle what I cannot. … 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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Bookish News

Happy Thanksgiving, if you’re celebrating this week’s holiday here in the U.S.A. I am happy to report this round of book three’s revisions are complete and the manuscript is off to get its first outside feedback. *Gulp* It’s always a time filled with anticipation mixed with excitement and dread. Ha! But to keep my mind … 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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Typing THE END

Happy Monday! If you follow me on other social media sites or if you have signed up for my newsletter, you will know what I’m talking about. Last Thursday I typed THE END for book three of the Hidden Dagger trilogy. It’s a second first draft, if that makes any sense. I was doing a complete … 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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Progress Report

Greeting fellow adventurers! This month has flown by! We are packing for our trip to Minnesota as I pound out my word count for this month and get last minute things done around here before we leave. It’s been four years since I’ve been home. During the next couple of weeks I won’t be around … Continue reading »

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