Brewing Books: Once Upon a Retelling

The Tour Welcome to the Brewing Books: Once Upon a Retelling Blog Tour! I’m delighted to be part of this fabulous blog tour featuring ten amazing authors. If you’d like to participate, you can visit all ten blogs, collect the hidden numbers, and then enter the final total on the …

Cover Reveal: Secrets in Our Cities

My wonderful writers’ group, the Just-Us League, is releasing our sixth anthology on October 31st, 2018–the spookiest day of the year! Which is appropriate as the theme of this upcoming collection is paranormal urban fantasy. Today, we’re revealing the cover, and it’s another gorgeous design by Louis Rakovich of Indigo …

Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 28: July 2018 Month Map

July is here, and so is my shiny new Month Map! Butterflies are one of my favorite creatures, so this month’s map features a lovely, fluttery insect. I hope to fly through my goals like this little one flies through a flower patch. A quick breakdown of my goals: Secret …

Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 27: June Month Map and Progress

In the Beginning…there was no Month Map?! This month has been a very busy one for me due to work. I never actually posted my June Month Map at the beginning of the month! Today we’ll take a look at the month map I created earlier this month and my …

Release Day: A Bit of Magic!

Release Day is here! I’m so very happy to announce that my writers’ group, the Just-Us League, has published our fifth anthology! A Bit of Magic is our third collection of fairy tale retellings, and it is now available for purchase on Amazon (or free through Kindle Unlimited). It contains eleven …

A Bit of Magic Blog Tour: Author Interview with B. C. Marine

  In celebration of the upcoming release of A Bit of Magic, I’ve invited the amazing B. C. Marine to my blog for an author interview! Thank you so much for being here today, B. C. Which fairy tale did you choose to retell, and what inspired that choice? I’m …

Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 26: April and May Month Maps

Here’s is my final month map for April! Revise/write 50,000 words for Within the Ironwood I did make progress this month, and that’s good. Did I aim too high? Yes, given everything else going on this month. “Monsieur Puss” – DONE! “Monsieur Puss” will be published A Bit of Magic: …

Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 25: Month Map Update!

How is it Monday again already? Time certainly flies when you’re busy. Today’s post is a quick one, featuring an update of my April Month Map. So far, it’s looking pretty good: Revise/write 50,000 words for Within the Ironwood I’m working on Within the Ironwood for my Camp NaNo goal. …

Lieutenant Junior Grade’s Log, Entry 22: Final March Month Map, April’s Goals

This post is a few days late, mainly due to that being how it took to recover from my awesome but tiring weekend of cooking and socializing. Sadly, I did not have time to get in any April Fool’s pranks. Perhaps next year! Here’s my final month map for March…my …