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January 25, 2020

Book bloggers are that rare breed of reader who loves to dive into the written word with excitement, a critical eye, and a ready pen. They are an eclectic group, spanning all ages and genre preferences, but they have one foundational characteristic in common: they...

December 8, 2019

As many indie authors will tell you, writing a book is the first step of many. After that wonderful moment when you officially publish, you need to get the word out to readers and that can be a daunting task.

  • How can authors focus on writing while also taking c...

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...

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