2018 was a trying year, but in a good way overall. I broke out of my introvert shell more, and now volunteer at a local library, and learned more about myself as both a person and a writer. There were many lessons learned, but here are three you might be interested in. Maybe my mistakes and … Continue reading 3 Things I Learned In 2018
It began on a cool, October day… The floorboards creaked as I walked through the kitchen. Our house is old—the historic kind, built back in the 1800's. You might think this sounds cool, but in reality it’s drafty, with cracks along the walls and windows, and floors and doors that squeak at the slightest touch. … Continue reading My True Horror Story #scarytruestories
The winner of the Most Epic Hero Silmaril is now to be announced! Aragorn and his crew will do the presenting today. You can find links to all of the other awards being presented HERE. Enjoy! 🙂 “Are the columns and flowers all put in place, yet?” Aragorn asked as he paced about Minas Tirith’s … Continue reading The Winner of the Most Epic Hero #SilmarilAwards2018
The top 5 nominees for each of the Silmaril Awards have been gathered, and they now await your final decision. Here is the link to the voting form: https://silmarillion.typeform.com/to/RDDCKi Cast your vote in the form above to decide who are the winners in each category for 2019! The top 5 for Most Epic Hero silmaril (held … Continue reading It’s Time to Vote for the Winners! Silmaril Awards 2019
Yes, it's beginning a tad later in the summer than usual, but hey, we're going to have fun with this! For those who are new to the annual online ceremony, it is the time when awards are presented to fantasy characters nominated and voted by YOU the attendees. These awards will be presented by characters from … Continue reading Silmaril Awards 2018 nominations, Most Epic Hero. The time has come!
And yes, this includes WordPress.com users! In fact, the whole point is that they can be used on WordPress.com sites (like mine) and look unique, instead of the plain ones you find out there now. But first, here's the story of how they came about: When I started revising the draft of my novel Strayborn, … Continue reading New Progress Bars Available for WordPress!
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?
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?
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
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?