Promised Land GIVEAWAY!

Psst! I’m running a giveaway! I am giving away one free autographed copy of my YA fantasy novel Promised Land. 😊 So if you’ve been wanting to grab a copy or you know someone who might love it, take a quick second to enter below! a Rafflecopter giveaway https://widget-prime.rafflecopter.com/launch.js Can’t access the form? Just follow thisContinue reading “Promised Land GIVEAWAY!”

The Voted Most Likely Tag (second edition)

I did this tag a long time ago, but since I have a new book in the works, I thought it was about time you all got a proper introduction to the characters (there will be a few from Promised Land, too, though). Your character most likely to become a poet Yikes. Umm . .Continue reading “The Voted Most Likely Tag (second edition)”

New Novel News! WIP Update #1

Guys, I am SO excited for today’s post. I’ve been wanting to announce this since before I released Promised Land, but PL had to be center stage for a while, so I waited. After, like, two years of not writing anything of any value . . . I’m writing a new book. *cue angel chorus*Continue reading “New Novel News! WIP Update #1”

Is There Such a Thing as Reader’s Block?

Confession: I haven’t finished reading a single book in at least two years. 🤦‍♀️ It’s true. For some reason, I just couldn’t sit down and finish reading anything. Maybe this was in some weird way connected to the fact that I also wasn’t finishing Promised Land, even though it was ready. Writer’s block. Reader’s block (shh,Continue reading “Is There Such a Thing as Reader’s Block?”

Deconstructing the First Draft (The Writer’s Bane)

Note: The paperback version of my novel Promised Land is now available on Amazon! Let’s face it, most of us consider the first draft to be the worst or one of the worst parts of writing. I know of one or two writers who like the first draft process best of all, but . .Continue reading “Deconstructing the First Draft (The Writer’s Bane)”

Promised Land RELEASE DAY!

I. Am. Celebrating. I’ve done it. Published a book. And yes, I’m stressing about how it’s going to go, what people are going to think, WHAT IF I MISSED TYPOS?!?!?! (Don’t worry, I had beta readers. There shouldn’t be *cough* too many *cough*.) 😉 But it’s okay to be stressing about it, because most ofContinue reading “Promised Land RELEASE DAY!”

Should Christians Continue to Use Social Media?

I’m taking a short break from the Promised Land posts before our release date to share something that has been weighing heavily on my heart lately. Censorship has always been an issue on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, but recently it seems to have escalated to a fever pitch. Christian values areContinue reading “Should Christians Continue to Use Social Media?”

What a Time to Be Alive // thoughts of hope for a helpless generation

Originally posted on The Sarcastic Elf:
Do you know what hiraeth means? It’s a longing, a desperate search for a place that doesn’t exist anymore, and maybe never did. When I was young, I felt it for the worlds between pages I held so dear – Narnia, Middle-Earth, the Ashtown estate. When I was older,…

Promised Land COVER REVEAL!

You guys, guess what showed up for pre-order . . . Promised Land! I’m so happy to be at this point with this book. Go grab your Kindle copy early: pre-order here >> But first . . . . . . get ready to see the cover. The wonderful Cheyenne deserves all the credit forContinue reading “Promised Land COVER REVEAL!”