Hey, Dreamers! Thanks to the wonderful work of Savannah J Goins and a team of talented Bookstagrammers, the cover reveal of DARKWIND was a great success! So as of now, PREORDERS for DARKWIND are officially open! Check out the gorgeous … Continue reading COVER REVEAL + PREORDERS OPEN!
Happy July, Dreamers! In this week’s life update: I just got back two weeks ago from the amazing blessing of a vacation with two of my best friends in the magical land of Florida. This vacation was everything I hoped … Continue reading Life Lessons Learned At Disney World
Have you ever walked into a room and thought “…I can’t write here?”
Heads up, readers! MY NEXT BOOK IS COMING OUT IN DECEMBER 2019! This release will kick off my seven-part NA High-Fantasy series, THE STARCHASER SAGA. Book 1, DARKWIND, releases December 3rd. This series is tremendously close to my heart and … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: Publication News!
Hey, everyone! Just a small heads-up in case you don’t follow me on social media (in which case you totally should!): I have a BIG announcement coming up on June 1st! It’s something I’ve been waiting to share for some … Continue reading UPCOMING ANNOUNCEMENT!
HOWDY, Y’ALL! Life has been crazy lately – to put it lightly! In April, I was editing books, beta-reading books, working with industry professionals on next steps with self-publishing, going to writing workshops and spending every waking hour talking to … Continue reading UPDATE: The Work/Life Balance
Hey everyone! I’ve been sitting on this announcement for a good while now, but I recently had another short story published in a fiction anthology! Last year, Z Publishing Press approached me to write for their Emerging Authors of Indiana … Continue reading PUBLISHING NEWS: Fantasy Anthology!
Recently, I began working on edits for a project I’ve spent a ton of headspace in for the last two years. But I’m never content with just rereading my work – I want to find new experiences and new insights each … Continue reading Four Questions for Your Romantic Pairing!
I tackled this subject in my Instagram Stories and received a lot of positive feedback – this is a subject writers want to know more about! Editing to reduce word count is HARD. But across the spectrum, it’s also really … Continue reading EDITING HACK: Fluff Words!
I still remember the day I finished Stephanie Garber’s Legendary, the sequel to Caraval. I DEVOURED Caraval on a trip to Colorado in 2017 and just about withered up waiting for the sequel. Once Legendary hit shelves, I gobbled it up like the absolute delectable treat it was, and yet that didn’t feel like enough. I wanted to do more to express my love for this book, dang it! I wanted EVERYONE to read it!!
And this was when I became very aware of the crucial role audiences play in helping market and promote the books they love.