Prequel

A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 8

Click the numbers if you missed any of the first seven chapters: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSeven Chapter Eight Cursed Celebrations Othniel squeezed the back of his neck and let loose a low growl of frustration. He didn’t like how he’d behaved upon first seeing Ismene with Kendric. Damn that man for knowing her first. There had been nothing… Continue reading A Twelve Realms Prequel: Chapter 8

Author & Blogger How To, Hey Indie! How Not to Get Overwhelmed

How to Not Get Overwhelmed: Book Cover Design

This is the third article in the series: How to Not Get Overwhelmed with Indie Publishing. Since there’s a lot that goes in to this process today we’re going to discuss something that falls during and/or after you've written your story, started acquiring beta readers, and let’s not forget retained editing assistance. If you are not… Continue reading How to Not Get Overwhelmed: Book Cover Design

Book Related, fantasy, My Writing Journey

The Treasonous Ways of Men Are On My Mind

WORK IN PROGRESS!  WIP-ping it out here. haha Okay, so this is totally first draft stuff, but I thought today would be a good day (sunny and bright) to share an excerpt from my current WIP, The Treasonous. This is the third book in the Chronicles of the Twelve Realms, and it's coming together kind… Continue reading The Treasonous Ways of Men Are On My Mind

#BlogBattles, Book Related, fantasy, My Writing Journey

A Whisper of Doubt in the Forest

#BlogBattle 47: Forest genre: fantasy fiction (excerpt from The Beauty Thief) A Whisper of Doubt in the Forest The group stopped for the noon meal, and Princess Eliya slid off her horse with more bounce in her step than at the outset of the day. Even though she ached in places she didn’t know existed,… Continue reading A Whisper of Doubt in the Forest

#BlogBattles, Book Related, fantasy

Force of Life #BlogBattle #flashfiction

#BlogBattle Week 43 "Midnight": Force of Life Under the guidance of predawn light he half-dragged himself, half-hobbled up the loose rock on the side of Ophira’s Peak. His time was short; he had to get out of sight before the morning sun made its appearance. If not for the power of the life he’d already… Continue reading Force of Life #BlogBattle #flashfiction

About My Writing, Book Related

Captive Hope

As we move closer to Captive Hope's release, I couldn't help but make a teaser trailer for your viewing enjoyment. Look for Captive Hope to hit shelves everywhere in January 2016! ~ They say love conquers all, but Idra knows hope is what sets the captive free. ~ Idra is noble by birth, lady-in-waiting to… Continue reading Captive Hope

Book Related, My Writing Journey, Prequel

Princess Caityn Tells Her Story

So, I was searching through my plethora of notebooks, looking for a story I'd started writing a few years ago. Instead of the story for which I searched I came across this little bit. I didn't date it so I have no idea when I wrote it. (nice memory, right?) It's written from Caityn's perspective.… Continue reading Princess Caityn Tells Her Story

I think it's neat, Personal Life Tidbits

“Serve Your Family.”

There was a 60Minutes spotlight on Frank Hall, who became known as the hero he's always been two years ago during the shooting at Chardon High. He doesn't think of himself that way, but he is; he risked his life to protect the kids in that room, standing in the gap. What happened there and at many,… Continue reading “Serve Your Family.”