The Grump Wizard

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I wrote a fun short story for you today, for the #MakeTheVillainAHero challenge posted over on Tales From a Modern Bard! Enjoy. 🙂 "The Grump Wizard"  by E.E. Rawls The old wizard stared down at the village tucked in the valley. For years he’d been helping the villagers—increasing their crops, curing illness, bringing sunny skies, … Continue reading The Grump Wizard

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2017 Resolutions Tag

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Time to sit around the bonfire, roasting marshmallows, on this chilly winter day in the northern hemisphere. This is the perfect time for the Resolution Blog Tag, a chance to share with you my goals and hopes for this new year! Book blogger Trisha Ann tagged me for this. My Bookish Resolutions: To read faster! 🙂 … Continue reading 2017 Resolutions Tag

“A New Year Is Coming” #poem

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"A New Year Is coming" The clock ticks forward Second by second by second The new year fast approaching, The long handle has one tick left One last second And within that second time stands still. Thoughts race through your head... What will this new year bring? Will I reach my long-time goal? Will the … Continue reading “A New Year Is Coming” #poem

Three Things I Learned This Year’s NaNoWriMo

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This November was my first ever attempt at NaNoWriMo (even if I didn't "officially" sign up). This venture wasn't easy, but it did show me useful ways to tweak daily writing habits—good habits that will help me draft a story faster. Here I'll share with you those three tips I found most vital. Before this, I thought: "Me? Right a story in … Continue reading Three Things I Learned This Year’s NaNoWriMo

The Fairy, The Hunter, And The Quest For Fhern #NaNoWriMo #beautifulbooks link-up

Today, I'd like to introduce you to the novella project I've been working on for NaNoWriMo, as well as answer this month's Beautiful Books questions on its progress thus far. A monthly link-up, hosted by Paper Fury and Further Up & Further In, where authors/writers answer a series of questions regarding their books-in-progress! Find my other BP posts here. First, … Continue reading The Fairy, The Hunter, And The Quest For Fhern #NaNoWriMo #beautifulbooks link-up

Maze #3LineTales

He stepped forward with care, peering around the corner of each alcove he approached. The air smelled of damp rock and mold, and fog began creeping up from the flagstones underfoot. He had to hurry, had to escape this stone maze. My piece for the weekly Three Line Tales prompt by Sonya of Only 100 … Continue reading Maze #3LineTales

Interview with author Hazel West

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Today I would like to welcome you all to indie author Hazel West of urban fantasy, YA, and much more. First, her book's synopsis, and then the interview! Book Synopsis: Six months after Ciran defeated King Lorcan and instigated a peace treaty between the High Court of Ireland and the Goblin realm, things have been slowly … Continue reading Interview with author Hazel West

Mistborn, The Final Empire #book by #BrandonSanderson

Mistborn, The Final Empire —Brandon Sanderson Genre: Fantasy / Science Fiction   Story contains: some gruesome violence, cussing. In a world where ash falls instead of rain, and the realm of night is taken over by mist, Vin struggles to survive as a thief before the charismatic Kelsier picks her up and changes her life. He … Continue reading Mistborn, The Final Empire #book by #BrandonSanderson

It’s Q&A Time! My Blogiversary Celebration Is Finally Here!

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Celebrating two years of blogging! Let's get started and celebrate with this Q&A, in which I answer your questions! I give a big thank you to everyone who participated. This blog wouldn't be anything without you. You've each added so much to this blog and my journey as an author over these past years. Thank you! Now, … Continue reading It’s Q&A Time! My Blogiversary Celebration Is Finally Here!

The Gift Of A Book

  "The Gift of a Book" Sitting here as the world goes by As you go by Nobody notices No one sees me Just a book in my hands. But I notice I see you I see the world for what it is and what it could be Because of this book in my hands. … Continue reading The Gift Of A Book