Oct 082014
I Finally Did It...

I got up the courage to join the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. Yeah, how silly is that? I’ve been thinking about it for a while because it seems like a great group of people. But another commitment? Seriously? I didn’t want to flake out, so I just didn’t join for oh… months. An embarrassingly large [...]

Sep 302014
What I'm Reading

I try to keep up with my reading on Goodreads, but I thought I’d put a few mini-reviews on here as well. This is some of what I’ve been reading lately: The Blue Sword – Robin McKinley – I read it a long time ago and remembered really enjoying it, but not much else about [...]

Sep 292014

Last Saturday I attended the first annual Book Lover’s Bazaar! It was a very small event, but lots of fun. The authors attending (or at least their books were attending) were: Tamela J Ritter Stuart Jaffe – fantasy (urban, paranormal, not so much epic) C.J. Brightley Angela Stevens Megan Whitson Lee Karoline Fritz Heather Gray – Christian romance [...]

Sep 122014
An Experiment - The King's Sword is FREE!

Have you been interested in reading The King’s Sword but haven’t gotten around to it yet? Here’s your chance to get it for free! CLICK HERE I just uploaded The King’s Sword to NoiseTrade, a free distribution platform. All you have to do is sign up with your email address and download it as either a [...]

Sep 112014
Books that Stuck with Me: The Singer Trilogy

The Singer Trilogy by Calvin Miller was the first poetry I ever loved. I’d read poetry before and been temporarily entertained by a brilliant line or a beautiful moment. But I’d never read poetry eagerly, excited to read the next line even though I knew the story. Love is substance. Lust, illusion. Only in the surge [...]

Sep 082014
Books that Stuck with Me: The Heaven Tree Trilogy

This blog post series is about books that stuck with me for various reasons. Some of them are special to me because of the age at which I first read them, and they introduced me to a new thought or emotional experience. Some of them are special because they introduced me to a new favorite author. [...]

Aug 212014
In Which I Discover The Dresden Files

      Have you ever avoided a book or series because you irrationally thought you wouldn’t like it, and then finally read it and realized you loved it? Yeah, that’s me. For some reason I just knew I wouldn’t like the Dresden Files and have been avoiding them for years. I’m not big on crime novels, I’m not [...]

Jul 222014
Guest Post: What Vikings can teach you about blogging and promoting your own creative writing

This guest post was written by A H Gray, the author of The Northumbrian Saga. What Vikings can teach you about blogging and promoting your own creative writing The main thing I have learnt from watching the History Channel’s Vikings series is that people are still interested in history. Many have argued over the show’s accuracy [...]