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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!

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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

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10 Books I Hope to Read in 2023

The list grows and grows. Every week it seems I'm finding awesome-looking new reads to add to my TBR (to-be-read) list on Goodreads. Next year's book goal is 25 (though I secretly aim for 50 every year.) Here are a few that are toward the top of my TBR pile: Empire of Storms by Sarah… Continue reading 10 Books I Hope to Read in 2023

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Imposter Alert: Words of Encouragement for Self-Doubters

I recently read part of a letter that Tolkien wrote. He had imposter syndrome (the feeling that you’re an imposter, a fake, a fraud. Never good enough, no matter how much success you have under your belt.) What are some good ways to deal with that feeling? I’m seriously asking for myself, because most of… Continue reading Imposter Alert: Words of Encouragement for Self-Doubters

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Books Read in 2022

Here's a list of the books I've read in 2022! There might be more to come, considering we're early in the month, but here goes: How to Market a Book by Ricardo Fayet Write Text That Sells Books by Rob Eagar The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen From Book to Bestseller by Penny C.… Continue reading Books Read in 2022

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A Quick Look at TROP and Why I Love It

This is an opinion piece. I respect that many people don’t like the way The Rings of Power show has been handled. That’s okay. People are allowed not to like something and I’m not here to convince anyone that they have to think one way or the other. But a lot of people are enjoying… Continue reading A Quick Look at TROP and Why I Love It

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Fabulous: Dressing Like a Hobbit and Making People Laugh

When I was in high school, I was introduced to the wonderful world of J.R.R. Tolkien: Middle-earth. First I read The Hobbit (as one does--it's still my favorite to this day) and then I made my way through The Lord of the Rings trilogy in a few weeks' time. What made me want to read… Continue reading Fabulous: Dressing Like a Hobbit and Making People Laugh

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November’s Book Signing

Last month on the 6th, I participated in a multi-author book signing at the Avon Lake Public Library in Northern Ohio. The AM shift had around twenty children's authors, and the PM shift, comprised of adult's authors, had closer to sixteen, I think. Here are a few pictures from the event: As you can see,… Continue reading November’s Book Signing