So, I went back and took a look at my old post from the start of 2018 to see what goals I'd set for myself back then, and which of those goals I've either achieved or failed. Fun stuff! 😀 These were the goals I'd written back then: Polish up the final draft of Strayborn … Continue reading Here It Is: My Goals (hopes) For 2019! Plus, a look back.
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 this includes WordPress.com users! In fact, the whole point is that they can be used on WordPress.com sites and give your blog or website a fun and lovely look. Here are the ones currently available in my Etsy shop: (click on an image to go to it's Etsy page) The story of how they came … Continue reading Show off your work’s progress with these lovely Progress Bars:
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