Rating: 5/5 stars - must read! The Questions of Jesus by John Avery is filled with several small, devotional-like lessons that take a close look at both the questions Jesus asked people and the questions people asked him. The short sections and Avery’s easy-to-read style make each lesson a breeze to get through and simple … Continue reading Review: The Questions of Jesus by John Avery
You guys are awesome. You know why? Because whenever I ask for beta readers, you volunteer. Beta readers are so important to writers, especially indie authors like me! As my audience, you help me hone my skills and figure out what works in a story (and what doesn’t.) Without you, I wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading The Super Official and Awesome Beta Reader List: New Year Spectacular Part 3!
Eyes. Haze’s breath froze in her throat. Beady black eyes locked onto her past the end of her arrow tip. He can’t see me. There’s no way. And yet, there was more than just a simple look in those eyes. He was watching her. Waiting. He didn’t even try to speak or raise his voice … Continue reading Calling All Beta Readers!
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! Some have disputed the claim that to write well you have to be a good reader, but let's be real here. If you don't read, how do you know what a … Continue reading Good Reading = Good Writing
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! Some say the beginning of a book is the most difficult to master. Others say it's the end. I say it's the middle. Though I can't find any statistics on this, … Continue reading Don’t Lose Readers Halfway Through a Book
Want to help me get a new desk chair? Check out the details in the donation box below the post! The past five days feel like they've lasted for a year. My kitchen flooded, I finally changed my last name to my husband's, and the next instalment of one of my all-time favourite series was … Continue reading Little Writing Lessons Well Learned
Want to help me get a new desk chair? Check out the details in the donation box below the post! Does anyone else get stuck trying to find the next book to read, or is that just me? Sure, I have a TBR list a mile long and 400 books in my personal collection. The … Continue reading Next Book Blues
If you've been around for a while, you'll probably have learned by now that I procrastinate reading books that I should have read a long time ago. Obviously, Cinder has been on my radar for a while. I've always loved fairytale retellings, especially when people go crazy with the genre. Cinderella in a futuristic sci-fi … Continue reading Analysing Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Sometimes it’s hard to try new things, okay? When it comes to reading recommended books or watching TV shows everyone tells me I need to watch, I procrastinate. Hard. I keep saying, “Oh yeah, I’m going to do that soon!” And then I don’t. Until I do (years later), and I inevitably fall in love … Continue reading That Feeling When You’re Completely Blown Away by a Book
My collection of short stories, The Drabbles of a Dreamer, is now available for purchase! The Kindle ebook is live as we speak, and the paperback will be available in a day or two! Please note that Amazon has formatted the "sneak peek" of the ebook rather oddly (working on getting it changed as I … Continue reading The Day is Here!