I have included an audio reading of this story above the text. I'm no good at captions at the moment, so a transcript is how I roll. Sit back, turn up your volume, and enjoy! https://videopress.com/v/6Hr1epny?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true From tongue, to ear, to pen, to page: I spun a story. Not any old bit of gossip and… Continue reading I Am Invention: A Short Story
Beth’s Quick Take on Netflix’s Shadow and Bone Series 2
Netflix’s adaptation of the Shadow and Bone series/Six of Crows tie-in is now in its second season. Spoilers lie ahead, so if you haven’t read the books or if you don’t want the show spoiled (because it is *quite* different from the books), proceed with caution. Now that I’ve got all that out of the… Continue reading Beth’s Quick Take on Netflix’s Shadow and Bone Series 2
Let’s Take Another Stab at Terrific Book and Tea Pairings
Book: Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt My blurb of it: This multi-threaded story of loss, longing, and searching for a better ending. Tova is the cleaner at an aquarium in Sowell, Washington. She had known much sorrow, but finds purpose and consolation in her work. Bits of her life begin to unravel and… Continue reading Let’s Take Another Stab at Terrific Book and Tea Pairings
Beth’s Quick Take on Netflix’s Hit Show Wednesday–Hint: Thumbs up!
Network/streaming service: NetflixSeason: OneGenre/s: Crime, fantasy, comedy, mysteryContent rating: TV-14 My own personal rating: Four stars Storyline overview thanks to IMDb: A sleuthing, supernaturally infused mystery charting Wednesday Addams' years as a student at Nevermore Academy. Wednesday's attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a monstrous killing spree that has terrorized the local town,… Continue reading Beth’s Quick Take on Netflix’s Hit Show Wednesday–Hint: Thumbs up!
5 Simple Lessons Tolkien’s The Hobbit Taught Me About Life
#1 – Wealth isn’t something you can depend on to make all your problems go away Thorin had a whole cavern of priceless treasure, and yet, in the end, it could not save him from the fate of every man and dwarf who had come before him and would come after him. The Bible tells… Continue reading 5 Simple Lessons Tolkien’s The Hobbit Taught Me About Life
Brittle Preorder Incentives: Secure Your Gift Now by Preordering Today
ALL PREORDER INCENTIVES HAVE BEEN CLAIMED! Interested in reading my new fantasy novel? Want some free gifts for preordering it? Keep reading! After the murder of her father – which no one but she believes happened – Verve just wants to hold her family together and take on the role of provider. Unfortunately, a cruel… Continue reading Brittle Preorder Incentives: Secure Your Gift Now by Preordering Today
Looking for Advance Readers
After the murder of her father – which no one but her believes happened – Verve just wants to hold her family together and take on the role of provider. Unfortunately, a cruel fae lord believes she knows the location of an ancient magical weapon and steals her away to Letorheas, realm of the fairies.… Continue reading Looking for Advance Readers
To Come: Cover Reveal at FanFi Addict!
This is so awesome, you guys: FanFi Addict is going to do a reveal of BRITTLE's cover on their site. Monday, January 16th is the date. I'll post the cover here after I've sent it out to my newsletter peeps. Speaking of BRITTLE, I'm neck-deep in edits right now. Don D.'s got some great notes,… Continue reading To Come: Cover Reveal at FanFi Addict!
Favorite Christmas Presents: 2022 Edition
This isn't a Christmas gift, per se. To celebrate wrapping up The Goblets Immortal trilogy with Death's Key (out now from Flame Tree Press), I decided to splurge and get some some Tolkien books...and some cool bookends to hold them in place (from Etsy.) Which book from this fab stack should I read first? I've… Continue reading Favorite Christmas Presents: 2022 Edition
8 Simple Ways to NOT Keep Your Goals
What follows is a sarcastic stab at goal-keeping. This is not a one-size-fits-all attempt to cram a (failure) method down your throat. So, with that out of the way, I present to you… 8 Simple Ways to NOT Keep Your Goals: Don’t make any goals. You can’t fail at what you don’t even start, am… Continue reading 8 Simple Ways to NOT Keep Your Goals