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October 27, 2019

Indie authors are a unique community of people. We write across all genres, publish our own work on our own terms, market by any means possible, and can be found lurking on all social media outlets, particularly Twitter. Perhaps the best thing about indie authors is th...

August 4, 2019

I was at the Beardsley Zoo the other day, looking at the Condors, when my youngest said, "They look like Skeksis." *It was a proud moment. I've raised them right! LOL*  The resemblance to Skeksis is quite striking and I began to wonder if Jim Henson was indeed influenc...

May 17, 2019

Welcome to another fantastic stop in our World-building Showcase blog hop! On this stop, we’re highlighting a story where the world changes or ends as we know it, but you can find a full list of authors and topics on the OWS Cycon website. Let’s dive in!

Welcome Shari S...

March 30, 2019

A few months ago my editor approached me with an opportunity to be part of the largest book blogging tour known to man. *Just play along with me and accept this colassal endeavor is the first of its kind* It's going to be the largest collection of book bloggers bloggin...

February 28, 2019

When it comes to writing, I’m a classic ‘fly by the seat of my pants’ girl. The idea of creating an outline makes me wrinkle my nose and immediately change the subject. It may be how I was taught to write in the good ol’ classroom, but my creativity doesn’t flow throug...

January 30, 2019

As I write my third book, Rise of Gaia, I've come to appreciate how just much of my personality comes through in my main character, Terran. She’s a weird nature-girl with a great sense of humor and appreciation, and gift, for the art of sarcasm. Or, to be completely ho...

December 30, 2018

*I'm so excited to have an excuse to include a gif of Leonardo DiCaprio!

It's hard to believe that 2018 is coming to a close. Another year is gone and the future awaits. What's in store for us? Will there be ice cream and accolades? Travel and adventure? 

I hope for all...

November 6, 2018

Most days don't allow for much writing time. Work takes up the bulk of my allotted hours of consciousness and motivation, with the remainder of the day spent tending to my brood and performing 'mom jobs' - I can't specify what these are as they can range from cooking t...

September 30, 2018

After publishing my first book, After the Green Withered, many people have asked me questions ranging from the inspiration for the story to character development to, my least favorite, how long it took to write. Why is the latter question my least favorite to answer? B...

August 28, 2018

I entered the kitchen this morning with a purpose. My stride was sure and posture was good. It was deliberate. There was intent. But, for the life of me, I couldn't recall why I was there. Standing in the middle of the kitchen, I spun in a slow circle, desperately hopi...

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