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Plans for the Rest of 2020

Ahhhh! Can this year just be over with already? So many bad things have happened to folks in 2020...and it's just the beginning of June. I don't want to rehash it all here. Instead, I'm going to look forward to the second half and pray/hope/plan that it is/for it to be a better 1/2. I… Continue reading Plans for the Rest of 2020

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How to Say I LOVE YOU to a Writer

  There are many ways to show a person you love them, through word and deed. Growing up, a favorite song of mine was dc Talk’s “Love is a Verb.” It stresses how the words can become overused quickly and lose their meaning when your actions don’t match up with what you’re saying. Not to… Continue reading How to Say I LOVE YOU to a Writer

Books, Fantasy, Hobbies, Uncategorized

Series Bible Pics

You may have seen on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram but...I'm handwriting and -drawing a series bible for The Goblets Immortal. Here's a peek at what I have so far (as of the writing of this blog post): I'm also having a sealing stamp made for my main character. Here's what it will (hopefully) look like:… Continue reading Series Bible Pics

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3 Benefits of Past Pain

Everyone has had pain in their life in some form. For some it’s been fleeting physical pain—maybe a broken bone or a black eye. Or maybe, like me, it’s an ongoing battle with mental anguish with, hopefully, the worst of it behind them. There’s a verse in the Bible that says that all things work… Continue reading 3 Benefits of Past Pain

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What I’m Listening to: January 2020

Right now, I’m working on the first draft of book three of The Goblets Immortal series. While I write, I’ve been listening to some pretty awesome music that I thought I should give a mention. Here, in no particular order, are the artists and the songs that I’ve been playing: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (cover) by Gabriela… Continue reading What I’m Listening to: January 2020

Books, writing

2019 – A Year in Review

Here's am overview of my 2019. Please feel free to enter your accomplishments, setbacks, realizations in the comments 🙂 Books I read in 2019 Reader Magnets by Nick Stephenson Bootstrapping for Indies by Simon Whistler Blood Orange Brewing by Laura Childs Your Road Map to Successful Author Events by Pavarti K. Tyler Story Trumps Structure… Continue reading 2019 – A Year in Review

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Deadly Sins of Writing/Working

Today is the first day of National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo.) I talked about it a bit last week. Writers around the world sign up to write at least 50,000 words during the month of November—at least, that’s how it started. I’m not sure what it’s evolved to since its inception back in the… Continue reading Deadly Sins of Writing/Working

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7 Ways to Love a WriMo

2017, pre-NaNo madness!   Next week starts the annual tradition of NaNoWriMo (NaNo for short.) You may ask what this nonsensical word means. Or maybe you know someone who is busily stocking up on caffeine, and you are wondering what’s up with them. Well, let me give a quick definition of the writerly madness that… Continue reading 7 Ways to Love a WriMo

Hobbies, Uncategorized

Hobby Help!

I’ve been thinking lately that I need a hobby. For the longest time, I was calling writing my anything but what it is (my job), but I’ve come to the realization that it’s not exactly a pastime. Therefore…I am hobby-less *insert sad face here* All work and no play would make Beth a dull writer.… Continue reading Hobby Help!

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How to Help Your OCD Writer Friend

I have OCD. No, not in that cutesy “Oh, she’s so organized!” sort of way. I mean, if you took one look at my desk, you would know this. (Don’t look at my desk, please. Disaster area. This is where the OCD organizers go to lose hope.) I’m a perfectionist, granted, but I’m also an… Continue reading How to Help Your OCD Writer Friend