Does Anyone Even Read the Bible Anymore Anyway…?

When’s the last time you read through the entire Bible? This is how I feel when people ask me that question, even though I’m an avid-Bible reader: It’s okay if your answer is “Never” or “A looooong time ago.” And for those of you answering, “I’ve already read through it ‚Ķ Continue reading

Are You Reading Enough?

If you’re reading this post, that means that you’re probably a reader, an author, or a lost internet-wanderer. ūüėČ (I’m glad you found me!) Basically, it means you probably have a thing for¬†books. You are¬†so not alone. But I want to take a moment and talk to the writers out ‚Ķ Continue reading

What Makes You Buy a Book?

What makes you buy a book? I used to be an impulsive book buyer. (Can anyone relate?) Nice cover? Buy. Hype from a friend? Buy. The book¬†just fell into my hands? Buy. But then I ended up with shelves¬†and shelves¬†of books that I didn’t actually love. Some of those books–with ‚Ķ Continue reading

10 Ways To Have A Bookworm Christmas

You’re a bookworm. It’s Christmas. And sometimes we bookworms tend to get lost and confused amidst the¬†holidays and books and gift cards and book money and bookish gifts. So I’m here to guide you in the fine art of perfecting a bookworm Christmas. (Tweet this) Are you ready? Here we ‚Ķ Continue reading

12 YA Books Paired With 12 Christmas Songs

I’m a Christmas music snob I can’t just listen to the generic department-store music. I hand pick each song that goes into my playlist and it goes in only with a very specific reason: Maybe it’s a song that hubby grew up listening to during Christmas.¬†Or maybe it’s the song ‚Ķ Continue reading

Is NaNoWriMo Even Possible? 11 Authors Prove “YES.”

Yes, I’m joining the crazies. I’m attempting NaNoWriMo 2016. Already, my brain keeps whispering,¬†It’s okay if you only make it to 5k instead of 50k. But I’m trying to be stronger than my brain. (Um…what?)¬†I’m trying to dream of big word counts and flying fingers. (So far I’m failing and ‚Ķ Continue reading

48 HOURS: How to Survive the Launchpocalypse

Can someone just scream “48 HOURS!” in my face please? Thank you. This week’s “regular” blog post will be on Friday…THE DAY A TIME TO RISE RELEASES. Which is in 48 hours. FORTY-EIGHT HOURS, PEOPLE!! (Actually, technically less than that. Something like 36? BUT I’M AN AUTHOR I CAN’T DO ‚Ķ Continue reading

Top 10 Bookish Items For Your Writing Space

  A¬†writing space is sacred. It is where worlds are built, characters are born,¬†and spells are cast from different handwriting.¬†So I figured it’s about time I showed you my writing space, and the bookish items in it that inspire me. Last week we had company over so I cleaned my ‚Ķ Continue reading