Four-Legs, Spring, and Bunny Ears

Greetings, friends! It’s spring in Maine. (Or so the calendar says – brrrr.) Baby goats are on the ground, the first litter of baby bunnies has been weaned, the second will be arriving next month, and lots of exciting news is just on the horizon . . . (Can’t announce it all today, but stayContinue reading “Four-Legs, Spring, and Bunny Ears”

When You Write Two Books in One Year . . .

Friends! I come bearing a book update! (Because I know you were all white-knuckled at the edge of your seats waiting for one….of course. 😂) So, yes, the title of this post is deliciously accurate. In about a week, I will be able to say I have officially written not one, but TWO books in aContinue reading “When You Write Two Books in One Year . . .”

First Draft – COMPLETE! (And an announcement . . .)

I am SO excited to say that the first draft of my new WIP is DONE. Now, of course, the work actually begins, but I love the editing process, so, who cares? But what is really exciting is . . . . . . the book . . . . . . has a name. 😃Continue reading “First Draft – COMPLETE! (And an announcement . . .)”

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”

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!”

BLOG TOUR SIGN-UPS FOR PROMISED LAND!

Oh. My. Bookshelf. It’s finally here! After all these years (has it been years or is that my imagination?) Promised Land is about to be launched into the world of readers. I couldn’t be happier to have the hard work pay off. For better or worse, this baby is getting off my computer and intoContinue reading “BLOG TOUR SIGN-UPS FOR PROMISED LAND!”

A Look Back at 2020 (LIFE Update)

Welll . . . 2020’s almost over, folks. It was supposed to be “our” year. Instead it was more like a rowboat ride on high seas, and I have a feeling the waves aren’t over. But 2020 is nearly done. And I don’t regret it. For me, it was a year of moving on. IContinue reading “A Look Back at 2020 (LIFE Update)”

Character Sketch: Owen from “Promised Land”

Hello, all! Welcome back to our character sketch series, featuring some of the characters from my coming-soon YA fantasy novel Promised Land. I’m SO excited to share this one with you all. 🙂 Meet Owen. Age: 18Role: Main characterBook: Promised Land I can’t say enough about how much fun Owen was to write. 🥰 He’s oneContinue reading “Character Sketch: Owen from “Promised Land””

The Day I Started Writing . . . (plus a surprise!)

Do I remember the exact day I started writing? Of course, not. 😉 Probably because I was so young and I “started” by dictating nonsensical stories to my parents for them to write down until their fingers fell off (not literally). But I do remember the first “book” that I wrote. My cousin was overContinue reading “The Day I Started Writing . . . (plus a surprise!)”