Tag: writer’s life

Meanwhile, back at the office…

You’d think this is a bit of an exaggeration, but really, it’s kind of tempting. For the next couple of weeks, I’m going to be finishing Trial By Blood, only popping up sporadically when time permits. Nearly every weekend between now and the end…

And It’s Only Wednesday

This week, I got some fantastic news, and I’ve been a little giddy about it, to be honest. First of all, I received an email from the Midwest Independent Publishing Association (MIPA), notifying me that In The Blood is a finalist for the Midwest…

“Why Do You Write About Vampires” and Other Questions People Ask About My Writing

When people find out I’m a writer, I get a wide range of reactions. A lot of their questions are the same ones other people have asked before, so I thought it might be interesting to share some of those frequently asked questions.

Five ways I use Bullet Journaling

I have always been a list maker. From the time I could fit a pencil in my hand and scribble down the thoughts in my head, I loved making lists of things. It began with cataloging things. Books on my shelf. My matchbox cars….

No Rest for the Wicked

In The Blood is Finally Here! I am so excited that In The Blood, the first book in The Blood Royal Saga is finally out there for people to read and enjoy. For those who are interested in purchasing a copy of In The…

“What If….” Generating Story Ideas

One of the most common questions I get asked when people find out I’m a writer is “Where do you get your story ideas?” It sounds like a straightforward question, but answering it is much more complex, however, than I think most people realize….

Interview with Kari Anne Kilgore

When I heard that my friend and colleague, indie author Kari Anne Kilgore, had three books coming out at the end of October 2016, I was both amazed by her productivity and excited to add them to my collection. Kari and I first got…

Various and Sundry

Ordinarily, I have a theme I focus on as I write my blog entries, but my mind is everywhere all at once this weekend, so I’m just going to give you pieces of that instead. What I’m writing: I’m working on additions/changes to Book…

NaNoWriMo Time Again

Though I’ve been writing for the last year, my blogging has fallen off. I’m going to be using it over the next month as a way to stave off my urge to use social media throughout the day. I’ll be saving up the the…

And Then it was October

Fall is always a busy time of year for me. It’s the beginning of a new semester at my regular job, but this year has been a hectic one in it’s own right. I’m writing a couple of short stories as well as trying…

Spring has Sprung

I’m in the midst of a flurry of Spring cleaning in every part of my life. Now that all the rooms in my house are finally finished, I am going through the last of the things I had in storage at my parents’ house,…