Thankful…Even in 2020

This is the time of year where many people share things they are thankful for. My church is putting together a compilation of videos from congregants sharing their gratitude for things from the year 2020. The year 2020. This is going to be a difficult one to find much gratitude for. Or maybe that’s a […]

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Street Team – Beth Wants YOU!

A street team (aka a launch team) can be critical to a book’s success. They’re the ones who spread word about books they love, be it through social media, Goodreads/Bookbub reviews, talking in person to their friends and family, etc. I’m looking to expand the street team for my fantasy novels. There are perks: Free […]

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Halloween 2020

A day early but… HAPPY HALLOWEEN! This year, I’ll be staying indoors, porch light off. No passing out candy in this heck-scape that is 2020 (not for me, at least.) Instead, I’ll probably be eating candy and preparing for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo.) It comes but once a year…unless you do Camp NaNo, in […]

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Enola Holmes: A Short Review

Not fantasy-related in any way, but you should really give Enola Holmes a try. Not just the movie on Netflix (though the 2+ hour movie IS cute and fun and I really recommend it) but the middle grade book series by Nancy Springer. The book follows Enola Holmes, the much-younger sister to Sherlock and Mycroft […]

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Random Free Verse Poetry

The other week, I attended a free verse workshop via Zoom led by my librarian friend Victoria. For the penultimate exercise, Victoria showed us a picture of a bicycle standing before a sunlit field, shadows spilling into the foreground. We were supposed to write ten lines about it. Here’s what I came up with: She […]

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Happy Rosh Hashanah!

Today at sundown begins the Jewish New Year. Wishing my Jewish friends and family a very blessed and happy Rosh Hashanah! And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe a day of solemn rest, a […]

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