Way back in 2013 when I worked with seven other writers to publish our own book of short stories, we did a Goodreads giveaway with the book. I've always wanted to run another giveaway on Goodreads but the most cost effective way of running them is with the KDP version of a book, and I… Continue reading Giveaway Time!
This post was supposed to be a book trailer. That's what my calendar has scheduled and those words have been glaring at me for months, literally. It's not often that, as an author advertises and talks about her upcoming book, you hear about the stumbles that happen along the way. But I've always felt that… Continue reading Perfect Timing
Although I'm a writer and a lot happens inside my head, I'm also a very visual person. So there's something special about seeing what's imagined turned into something I can see and touch. This is especially true for the covers of my books. Now, I learned a lot from The Adventure cover. Such as the… Continue reading Quaking Soul Cover Reveal!
I have repeatedly been thankful for other authors who post about their mishaps or tips in regards to self-publishing. So here's a quick mishap/tip from me: I'm honestly not sure what I was thinking when I picked The Adventure as my title for my first book. Perhaps I wanted to keep it as simple as… Continue reading Quaking Soul Update #5.5
Wow, it was not my intention to go this long without blogging. Sorry I’ve been away for so long! I’m going to steer clear of commentary about our world today. You can guess the pandemic and everything else has touched my life just like it’s touched others without me saying much about it. Since I… Continue reading Quaking Soul Update #5
Have you ever been on a hike, enjoying the sun shining through the foliage overhead, the smell of pine and spruce on the wind, and then seen something off the path that you had to investigate? A lean-to someone left behind, a meadow filled with spring flowers, a mountain peak that begged for a picture.… Continue reading The Path
Hello Dear Readers! I have been away longer than I intended. As always, I appreciate how understanding and supportive every single one of you are. Let me share why I’ve been absent for January. Way back when I ran the Kickstarter for The Adventure, a friend suggested it would be a great book for a… Continue reading January Whizzed Right Past
A tiny, fuzzy creature peeks out of the entrance of its burrow. It’s small, whiskered nose twitches, scenting the air, searching for the tell tale odor of the predator. The scent is there but, for once, it’s faint like a wisp of smoke on the wind. The pika steps further out, confirming with its eyes… Continue reading The Pika’s Day