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5 Things That Motivate Me When Things Aren’t Great

I hoped to start 2021 with a post about big plans for the year. The stressors of 2020 felt like water under the bridge, and I was sure things would be better. Then January actually happened, and my 2020 stress levels were back in… Continue Reading “5 Things That Motivate Me When Things Aren’t Great”

Book Review: Knight in Paper armor by Nicholas Conley

Rating: ♥♥♥♥ I was intrigued by the blurb of Knight in Paper Armor, which promised a dystopian thriller with unusual characters battling familiar humanitarian issues and a villain that sounds shockingly believable in the modern landscape of corporate greed over human welfare. On that… Continue Reading “Book Review: Knight in Paper armor by Nicholas Conley”

Indie Book Review: The Ruin of Delicate Things by Beverly Lee

Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ I have a love/hate relationship with scary stories. I love the “right ones,” but I’m terribly picky about what fits the bill for me. I prefer a good ghost story with a bit of psychological thrill as opposed to slash and gore.… Continue Reading “Indie Book Review: The Ruin of Delicate Things by Beverly Lee”

living the backstory of my novels

I write post-collapse fiction. Never in a million years would I have expected to get such an up-close, horrifying, and fascinating look into the backstory of one of my novels. “I remember the exact moment when I knew nothing would ever be the same.”… Continue Reading “living the backstory of my novels”

My 10th NaNoWriMo: Tips from Along the Way

In just a few days, I’ll be joining writers across the world as we embark on the yearly 30-day novel-writing challenge known as NaNoWriMo. This year is pretty special for me… it’s my 10th consecutive year. And while every year has brought its own… Continue Reading “My 10th NaNoWriMo: Tips from Along the Way”