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Q & A – How long did it take to publish your first book?

Hi everyone! It's time for another Q & A! This week's question comes from Instagram. How long did it take to publish your first book, from conception till publication? And was it the first book you wrote or not? Gracebought on Instagram As we discussed last week, Pippa of Lauramore was my first published book.… Continue reading Q & A – How long did it take to publish your first book?

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Q & A Time – Did you ever fear that no one would like your writing?

Last week, I asked my Instagram and Facebook readers to post questions about my books, characters, writing schedule, process, or whatever. Every Monday, I'm going to answer a question here on the blog! Last week, I talked about my writing schedule and reflected on 2019. You can read that here if you're interested. Let's jump… Continue reading Q & A Time – Did you ever fear that no one would like your writing?

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2019 Reflections & Plans for 2020

I decided to start a weekly Q & A post, and I asked my Instagram and Facebook followers to ask me their questions. This one is super timely, since I was writing this blog post when it came in: Question from Instagram: What are your plans for book releases this year? If you're looking for… Continue reading 2019 Reflections & Plans for 2020

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Name Amalia's Wolfdog — Winner Announcement!

Forest of Firelight, the first book in The Riven Kingdoms series, is scheduled to release in May. Last month, I asked readers to send in names for Amalia's wolfdog. Today, I get to announce the winner! (Winners, actually, since the name was posted on Instagram and Facebook super close together!) Amalia's Wolfdog is named...Ember! Congrats… Continue reading Name Amalia's Wolfdog — Winner Announcement!

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Name Amalia's Wolfdog Contest

Late last winter, I asked you all to help me name a character in The Sorceress in Training. It was so much fun, I thought we'd go ahead and do it again! Amalia has a white wolfdog in Forest of Firelight, and she needs the perfect name. She's majestic, beautiful, and slightly stubborn. Feel free… Continue reading Name Amalia's Wolfdog Contest

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Obsidian Queen Sale and a Forest of Firelight Update!

This post contains affiliate links. If you click them and make a purchase, I receive a commission at no cost to you. Hi everyone! Happy December! We're already in Week 6 of the 2019 Holiday Event--I cannot believe how quickly these last few months of the year always fly by. Tomorrow is the last day… Continue reading Obsidian Queen Sale and a Forest of Firelight Update!

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The Official Shine & Shimmer Themed “Soap Along” — Rustic Orange Rebatch

I'm art inept, and for the last eighteen years of my life, I've been happy to be that way. That's why, when Zeke says, "So are you an artist yourself?" I freeze."No." My voice goes up an octave. But he looks so disappointed, I blurt out, "I'm more of a crafter."No. No, I'm not. I… Continue reading The Official Shine & Shimmer Themed “Soap Along” — Rustic Orange Rebatch

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Holiday Event, Week Four — Signed Paperback Sale & Shine and Shimmer Soap Craft Recipe

Hey everyone! Happy Friday! Here are this week's events! Signed Paperback Sale VIEW THE BOOKS NOW Now through the 25th, all signed paperbacks are 20% off in my online shop. Please note: the 25th is the last day you can order books for Christmas! Shine & Shimmer “Soap Along” VIEW THE BOOK ON AMAZON In… Continue reading Holiday Event, Week Four — Signed Paperback Sale & Shine and Shimmer Soap Craft Recipe

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Holiday Event, Week 3–Free Book, Soundtrack Game, and Shine & Shimmer Soap Craft!

Hey guys! It's the third week of my 2019 Holiday Event! Every Friday afternoon from now until the end of December, I will be posting new events. We have a lot going on right now! Let's get right to it. The winner of the Cup of Holiday Happiness giveaway is D. S. from Facebook! She… Continue reading Holiday Event, Week 3–Free Book, Soundtrack Game, and Shine & Shimmer Soap Craft!

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Free Book, New Release, and a Giveaway

Hey everyone! I've officially kicked off my 2019 Holiday Event! From now until the beginning of January, I will be posting new events on Friday afternoons. I'll be hosting giveaways, and we'll have games and sales. Before I share this coming week's events and announce the prize for last week's scavenger hunt, I want to… Continue reading Free Book, New Release, and a Giveaway