Fangirling: In Which I Attend My First Book Signing

Hm…if fangirls can be authors, can authors be fangirls? Let’s look at an example of author fangirling: A certain author (we won’t name names) might really like Marissa Meyer — the author of The Lunar Chronicles — and she might drive 5 hours to Salt Lake to meet said amazing Marissa, … Continue reading

15 Bookish Pet Peeves That Make Me Tear My Hair Out

*sheepish grin* So….I was supposed to post this yesterday, but…I’m human. So I missed my post date. But I have a great excuse! I OFFICIALLY FINISHED MY CONTENT EDIT FOR A TIME TO RISE. (Forgive the all caps. I’m kind of excited.) It’s now off to beta readers and then we’ll … Continue reading

These Are A Few of My Favorite Things (2015)

Um…I’m  not sure how a summer song about favorite things turned into a Christmas song, but thankfully it’s one song (Christmas or not) that doesn’t get old for me. And, because I love sharing favorite things, I thought it’d be fun if we shared a list of our favorite things. 🙂 (But don’t … Continue reading

Should Books Have Content Ratings?

Content ratings. Should books have them or shouldn’t they? (Tweet this) I’m not talking about one-star or five-stars. I’m talking about G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17 . . . content ratings and warnings on the back like every DVD has. Even music has the “explicit” warning. Video games and TV shows have ratings. It seems … Continue reading

Writing Update: Can You Guess the Title of Book Two?

Today I’m having a Facebook party to announce the title of book two! About the party: The party is a relaxed get together on Facebook to both celebrate the six-month anniversary of A Time to Die and to announced the title of the second book in the Out of Time Series. There will be giveaways, … Continue reading

God Answered My Prayer with $1.4 Million Dollars & a New Bible (Bibliotheca & a Giveaway!)

(For last week’s ARC Giveaway winner and to enter this week’s giveaway, scroll to the bottom of this post.)   If you’ve ever lived in a foreign country for more than a month, you will probably agree that everything feels a little more magical. From fancy restaurant to street sounds … Continue reading