Looking for weird stories and mysteries?

As a writer, I'm fascinated by the mysteries and strangeness that can be found in our world, especially the kind that can be found in nature. And so when I stumbled across Nature's Weirdest Events and its sequel Weird Wonders of the World on Netflix, I dove right in! You've heard of giant waves hitting … Continue reading Looking for weird stories and mysteries?

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What’s Living Inside Us?

Nova Wonder's episode about the microorganisms that live on and inside our bodies is a fascinating watch. I saw it when it aired on PBS, and until then didn't really know much about microbes or how they affect our health. It turns out that microbes are vital to our health, and yet scientists are only … Continue reading What’s Living Inside Us?

Update, May

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Hello, fellow readers and writers! I hope this spring season has found you well. Here the biting black flies are out, making it difficult to stay outdoors long. But despite that, me and my mother did still manage to plant flowers in the barrel for Mother's Day. 🙂 So here's a quick update through April … Continue reading Update, May

Books That Have Been on My TBR List the Longest. Can You Help Me Decide Which to Keep?

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Top Ten Tuesday is run by That Artsy Reader Girl. With life and whatnot happening, I missed when this topic was first posted. Reading other friends' and bloggers' lists was so fun, though, it made me curious about what mysterious books have lingered in the silent shadows of my own To-Read list. And that's why today I … Continue reading Books That Have Been on My TBR List the Longest. Can You Help Me Decide Which to Keep?

Update, and a podcast link

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Hey guys! That was a well needed hiatus. In fact, I might have to take another one soon. I finished a lot more revisions on Strayborn, and I even had time to search around and hire an artist to do the book cover! I'm also querying agents for a children's picture book idea I have. … Continue reading Update, and a podcast link

Writing In The New year

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Since it’s the start of a new year, it’s time I look over my writing results for 2017. And from there, tentatively plan what it is I hope to achieve in 2018. You could call this the writer's version of a new year resolution. 🙂 2017 Writing Stats are as follows: 2nd and 3rd drafts … Continue reading Writing In The New year

A Little Healthier, 3 Things I’m Doing In 2018

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I can't believe 2018 is already here! And what better way to start it off than with healthy tips that will make us feel better and more energized? I know I sure need it after dealing with the whirlwind that was 2017 and the loss of four dear people in my life. So, without further … Continue reading A Little Healthier, 3 Things I’m Doing In 2018

The Story Behind Gingerbread Houses, and Tales of the Gingerbread Man!

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Gingerbread has been around for a looong time. We’re talking way, way back to the days of the ancient Greeks and Egyptians, where it took on a different form and meaning than it has today. Back then it was used for religious practices, baking the tough bread into various shapes and symbols of their culture’s … Continue reading The Story Behind Gingerbread Houses, and Tales of the Gingerbread Man!

The #Writing Ritual Tag

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The lovely Galit Balli tagged me to answer this series of fun questions related to writing habits. Thank you, Galit! Let's dive in! When do you write? (time of day, day of week) So far it's been a few hours in the evening and several more in the night. The house is calm during those times, … Continue reading The #Writing Ritual Tag

The Handwriting Challenge

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To be honest it's been a long time since I've put pen in hand to write anything longer than a note. I'm a type-everything-on-the-computer gal, so my pen writing skills need some brushing up on! Thank you to Nandini over at Unputdownable Books for nominating me for the Handwriting Challenge! In this blog hop, participants write … Continue reading The Handwriting Challenge