WIPJoy and a Book Update!

We’re doing something just for fun today – and something for all of you waiting on news of my WIP, a YA portal fantasy entitled One Light Shining. You may have heard of WIPJoy, which has traditionally been a month-long social media thing for authors, but Katie Grace recently did this on her blog –Continue reading “WIPJoy and a Book Update!”

Highlights and Goals – July 2017

Unbelievable. It’s here. The half-way-ish mark of 2017. Is that just crazy or what? The year is more than half done? Wow . . .  Aliens, I’m tellin’ ya. They’re messing with us. Okay, it is also time for another highlights and goals post – a little note showing the highlights of June and lookingContinue reading “Highlights and Goals – July 2017”

Books ‘n’ Strawberries – Such Fun!

Show of hands – who among you consumes books and strawberries at the same time???? Okay . . . maybe nobody. I mean, you’d hate to get strawberry juice on the book, so . . .  Yeah, but there’s a reason I brought up the both of them. I mean, yum. Reason for the strawberries:Continue reading “Books ‘n’ Strawberries – Such Fun!”

Exciting News – Blog Launching – the Diary of a Teenage Prepper

We’ve got some exciting news circulating today. I’ve launched a second blog, this one dedicated to my “diary” of our homesteading journey. The original, this one, will remain completely active for my writing, but I will be posting once weekly, on every Thursday. Our blog series, Musings of a Goat Herdess, will be transferred to the newContinue reading “Exciting News – Blog Launching – the Diary of a Teenage Prepper”

Bookish Things – a Review of the Well Spring Series and an Update

Hello, friends! Today we’re delving into the three-book series I recently completed reading, James Rubart’s Well Spring Novels. My review in short? I was left both amazed and refreshed. James’ writing is more brilliant than anything I’ve read in a long time. While in structure I’ll say the dialog was a tad rough in spots, theContinue reading “Bookish Things – a Review of the Well Spring Series and an Update”

Is Your Story Made of Starlight Dust?

Is your story one of starlight dust? You know what that looks like. The special ones, the ordinary topics made extraordinary in ways that make a reader stand back in amazement. A reader may never be sure just what it was about that story that made it so special, it just had that . .Continue reading “Is Your Story Made of Starlight Dust?”

Highlights and Goals – June

It’s June. June 3rd. Like, seriously? What alien forces are messing with earth’s precious calendar this time? Anyhow, it’s time for a highlights and goals post on this blog. If you’re a newbie, that’s just what we do in the beginning of every month, a recap of the previous month and a look ahead for this one.Continue reading “Highlights and Goals – June”

Let us Pray – Tragedy in Manchester

I don’t think anything can bring together a people separated by space and opinions more than something like the Manchester tragedy that has left so many brokenhearted, injured or killed. Let us pray. Together. For those who are lost, and for those who have lost. “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrifiedContinue reading “Let us Pray – Tragedy in Manchester”

Confessions of an Author and Farmer

(Update: You can now follow the Musings of a Goat Herdess series on this blog. For more information: WIPs) We all have retractions in one area or another of our lives. That’s what we’re hearing today. Some of you will know that I’ve recently completed the first draft of my YA portal fantasy. The planContinue reading “Confessions of an Author and Farmer”

The Writer’s Tag – Questions for a Writer

Today is going to be fun. Like, it really should be, because we’ve been drowning in rain up here in Maine for a week, and the lack of sunshine is really getting to me. But, hey, that’s what fun blog posts are for, rriigghhtt?? Today, I’m taking part in the writer’s tag, which has beenContinue reading “The Writer’s Tag – Questions for a Writer”