The Orphan King by Sigmund Brouwer- A Book Review – CSFF Day Two

Warning: This review may contain spoilers. Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a review & in conjunction with the CSFF Tour. Today’s book is The… Continue reading

Blast to the Past – Christian Science Fiction & Fantasy Blog Tour, Day One – the February 2013 Edition

Once upon a time, there was a painfully shy young girl. She thinks she was twelve when all of this happened, but isn’t completely sure. There are a few distinct memories she has… Continue reading

Announcing “The Slow Cooker: A Writer’s Best Friend” Blog Hop!

So a while back, I had this idea. I don’t remember where the idea came from (but it was probably NaNo season), and my thoughts were something like: I love my slow cooker.… Continue reading

2013 NaNo Virtuosos – Close, but not quite . . .

I have a confession to make – I’m pre-writing this post almost two weeks before the results of NaNo Virtuosos goes live. And if you’re seeing THIS post, it means that I didn’t… Continue reading

Why YOU should consider doing the #atozchallenge, but why I’m not . . .

Last year, I participated in perhaps one of the most insane and LARGEST blog hops/fest in the blog-o-sphere – the A to Z Challenge. (You can read all of my posts from 2012… Continue reading

Book Review: A Writer’s Bucket List by Dana Sitar

Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for a review. Please click the graphic to the left to visit the Goodreads page for A Writer’s Bucket List.… Continue reading

Bucket List Challenge Blog Hop – Working Through My List

This blog hop is brought to you by Dana Sitar, celebrating the release of her book A Writer’s Bucket List: 99 things to do for inspiration, education, and experience before your writing hits the… Continue reading

My 2013 Goals & Aspirations – Some Revisions

Well, somehow, the first month of 2013 has come to a close. And I’ve decided that every year, one month in, I’m going to go over my goals again, because it seems that… Continue reading

Worldbuilding Blogfest Day 5 – Catalyst Worldbuilding Excerpt

Wow, day 5 already! Okay . . . I wanted to finish the map hubby was working on for me, but I ended up with a migraine last night, so that didn’t happen.… Continue reading

Worldbuilding Blogfest Day 4 – Risis

*shivers* I just . . . don’t understand how it can be 70 degrees one day, and 24 degrees two days later. Though last week we had those temps IN A SINGLE DAY.… Continue reading

Worldbuilding Blogfest Day 3 – The Kveres, The Eye of Kash, and the Mountain Gods

Not sure how it’s already day 3 of this blogfest . . . where is the week going? On that note, just a couple things to say to my fellow participants – the… Continue reading

Worldbuilding Blogfest Day 2 – The Kashtophim Empire

I did not get this blog post pre-written & scheduled, sadly. And I’ve been distracted watching the weather through the window this morning as well, because WTF we have a tornado warning in… Continue reading

Worldbuilding Blogfest Day 1 – The World of Catalyst

(Quick note: My fantasy novel, Catalyst, is in the final round of NaNo Virtuosos! Would you please consider voting for me? More info in this post.) So today kicks off the Worldbuilding Blogfest,… Continue reading

What’s coming up in February!

First off, if you haven’t voted for my novel, Catalyst, in the 2013 NaNo Virtuosos contest, go do it! For more info, please visit this post. Secondly, there’s a few things that I’m… Continue reading

NaNo Virtuosos Round 3 – That’s right, I’m IN! Now I need YOUR help!

Hi Everyone! I’m still alive! My shoulders aren’t, but that’s another matter. Hopefully a visit with a massage therapist will solve that problem here in the next couple of weeks. BUT – just… Continue reading

Through the Bible in a Year – Genesis Update

Okay, I said there was going to be a video today. Well, things came up yesterday, and I haven’t been able to record it yet. I probably won’t be able to record it… Continue reading

Reading Through the Bible: Genesis Questions?

Alrighty all you peoples! (Because I know there are sooooo many of you reading through the Bible with me this year :P.) If you’re on track with the schedule, then we have/will finish… Continue reading

The Joys of Receiving Feedback

All of us writers have heard how crucial it is to have critiquers (I know it’s technically not a word, but it should be!) and beta-readers to help us polish our writing. What… Continue reading

The Joys of *insert any activity here* (Writing/Editing, Urban Farming, Blogging . . . )

Hi everyone! I thought I would pop by and let you all know that I am still alive! First up, I have been editing almost NON-STOP on Catalyst. (OMG I almost despise my… Continue reading

And So Begins Round 2 . . .

That’s right – Round Two of NaNo Virtuosos is now running! Things are a little different for this round: The manuscripts are NOT what is being voted on, but rather the cover concepts… Continue reading

Of Editing & Anniversaries

Christmas was absolutely crazy this year. Not because of Christmas, but because of people doing stupid things, and so instead of editing as much as possible in the time between the end of… Continue reading