CrossReads Book Blast: Keeper of Reign by Emma Right

Keeper of Reign By Emma Right About the Book Books written in blood. Most are lost, their Keepers with them. A curse that befell a people. A Kingdom with no King. Life couldn’t get more harrowing for the Elfies, a blend of Elves and Fairies. Or for sixteen-year-old Jules Blaze. … Continue reading

A New Marcher Lord

I created this website and Brandes Editorial with plans to convert it into my author website should the day ever come when I received an offer for a publishing contract. Well, dear readers and writers, the day has arrived (with blaring trumpets, dancing on the streets, and a glorious soundtrack, … Continue reading

FREE Download – One Night with a Rock Star, by Chana Keefer

Today (July 16th) through Thursday (July 18th), Chana Keefer’s new release, One Night with a Rock Star, is FREE for kindle download. Follow this link to view the download page on Amazon. I’m so blessed to have worked with her on this masterpiece! It’s still an inspiration to me even though I only read it the one time. If you like romantic comedies that maintain realistic plot turns amidst the world of imagination, this book is for you.


Three Qualities That Make For An Engaging First Line

The Colorado Christian Writer’s Conference (CCWC) introduced me to a deeper level of editing. Not only am I excited to apply this understanding to my own work, but I’m itching to apply it to manuscripts from my clients. I was honored to be accepted into the Fiction Intensive Clinic taught … Continue reading

Colorado Christian Writer’s Conference

This week, I have the privilege to attend the Colorado Christian Writer’s Conference in Estes Park, CO. I’ve attended four times and each year left me with a renewed determination to better my writing. I once thought attending the same conference could only take my skills so far, but God … Continue reading

Chana Keefer’s New Release, One Night With a Rock Star

Congratulations to Chana Keefer for her newest release, One Night With a Rock Star. I was blessed to edit her work and witness firsthand her skill with a pen (er…keyboard). God has graced Chana with insight into real emotions and fearless daydreaming. She’s a passionate writer with a vision. I’m honored to … Continue reading