A Shaft of Light BOOK RELEASE and REVIEW!

It’s an unconventional blog tour, but I’m happy to announce my mom’s debut mystery/inspirational novel, A Shaft of Light, is AVAILABLE on Amazon! And even though we would all rather hold a book in our hands, A Shaft of Light is ALSO available for FREE on Kindle. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ (Does it get any better?) ABOUTContinue reading “A Shaft of Light BOOK RELEASE and REVIEW!”

Folks . . . We Have a Release Date. *drumroll*

*drumroll* Folks . . . it’s real. We have a release date for my mother’s debut novel!! I’m so excited to have been part of this book, from the editing to the publication, and now, the blog tour. You can find this same information and the sign-up on her blog (don’t worry, there’s a sign-upContinue reading “Folks . . . We Have a Release Date. *drumroll*”

Cover Reveal with Kassie Angle

I’m so excited to be helping in the cover reveal for Kassie Angle’s new book, Tattered Wings! ABOUT THE BOOK Some scars can’t be seen. And some can’t be hidden. Layla Trent’s life is pretty much perfect, except for the little matter of a dog of her ownβ€”and maybe a brother. So why does aContinue reading “Cover Reveal with Kassie Angle”

Calling All Readers! BETA READERS Needed.

You read that right. I need beta readers. But . . . it’s not for my book. (Yes, I’m dropping in after months of silence on this blog AND I’m asking a favor. But I know you’re all devoted readers who will help me. No pressure.) Β πŸ˜‚Β πŸ˜‚ Okay, so my book doesn’t need beta readersContinue reading “Calling All Readers! BETA READERS Needed.”

I Bid You All a Very Fond Farewell . . .

Hey, people! Just dropping in to let you know, well, I’m taking a vacation. From blogging. Leastwise, from blogging on this blog and my dog training blog. Because I had the crazy idea to start a third blog, called A Need to Breathe, and it has murdered my blogging schedule. Then I was sick forContinue reading “I Bid You All a Very Fond Farewell . . .”

It’s Not Enough to Just Survive (a writing update)

Hey, everyone. I’m dropping in to share something I wouldn’t have shared if it hadn’t been getting such a good response from the blogging and social media world. In short, I wrote a guest post recently (which, if you follow my dog training blog, you already know) about dealing with severe food allergies as aContinue reading “It’s Not Enough to Just Survive (a writing update)”

Punctuation Pantry: the Oxford Comma (To Use or Not To Use)

Let me put forth a public apology to my faithful readers who have not heard from this blog in a few weeks. Wanna know why? No, you probably don’t. Suffice it to say, school happened, then driver’s ed happened, then editing happened, then a whole bunch of other stuff happened . . . πŸ™‚ BlogsContinue reading “Punctuation Pantry: the Oxford Comma (To Use or Not To Use)”

Welcome to the Kaleidoscope Tag!

So, if you’ve been around this blog for a while, you know I kinda like tags. And the Kaleidoscope tag will be the second I’ve created myself. This is a tag geared towards books and movies. Who can resist? So grab your favorite reading snack and pull up a chair. RULES Link back to theContinue reading “Welcome to the Kaleidoscope Tag!”

When I Have Writer’s Block . . .

We were looking through some old photos today, and this one popped up. I wouldn’t normally write a post to share one picture, but, um . . . I think you’ll understand. πŸ™‚ When I have writer’s block . . . Yeah, I think you’ll understand why I had to share that. This is ourContinue reading “When I Have Writer’s Block . . .”

Adjectives ‘n’ Adverbs – Friends or Foe to Your Writing?

Okay, I don’t care if you just started writing a week ago, you’ve probably heard rumors of the dissension adjectives and adverbs cause between writers and editors. The plain truth is, every editor I’ve ever heard from speaks against most adjectives and adverbs. Look at this sentence: The growling dog stalked slowly towards the boy’sContinue reading “Adjectives ‘n’ Adverbs – Friends or Foe to Your Writing?”