I’m thrilled to share with you all the cover for Second Star to the Left! My romantic fantasy out with City Owl Press on February 15, 2022. Y’all, I love it so much. The cover is one of the things I worried about the most on my publication journey. Silly right? It’s just the outside… Continue reading Second Star to the Left – Cover Reveal!
What do debut authors dream about? So many things, y’all. So. Many. Things. I was recently invited to take part in Ashley Hasty’s article: 2022 Debut Authors and Their Publishing Daydreams. In it, Ashley interviews a number of different authors about their dreams and goals. Curious what mine are? Check out her article! I’ll give… Continue reading #22Debut Authors and Their Publishing Daydreams
My debut fantasy romance, Second Star to the Left, arrives 6 months from now on February 15, 2022! I honestly can’t wait for this book baby to be out in the world. It’s going to be the perfect respite from winter and a steamy addition to your Valentine’s week. If you’re excited about SSTTL, please… Continue reading Second Star to the Left has a release date!
This summer has flown by, and we’re nearing the end of Writer in Motion. As part of the program, each writer is assigned a professional editor to review our story and provide us with feedback to help polish it up for that final draft. I was assigned to work with Elizabeth Buege. I’ve seen Elizabeth… Continue reading Writer In Motion Season 4: The Final Draft
It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! Behold the beauty that is K. J. Harrowick’s stunning cover for her debut, BLOODFLOWER! Y’all, this book is SO good. I first read Bloodflower over two years ago and loved it even then. But K.J. has been hard at work on revisions since and I recently had the… Continue reading Cover Reveal! Bloodflower: The Hidden Flames Artifact Book 1
It’s week 3 of Writer in Motion, and this week, I’ve been making additional revisions to my short story based on feedback from other writers. As part of Writer in Motion, each participant was assigned a few critique partners to swap stories with. We read each others’ work and give notes to the author about… Continue reading Writer In Motion Season 4: The CP Revisions Draft
We’ve reached Week 2 of Writer in Motion! My goal this last week was to take a fresh look at my short story and edit it. I had a few goals: Fix the tense to be consistent throughout. Rewrite any weird phrases or things that didn’t belong. Give my character a last name and fill… Continue reading Writer In Motion Season 4: The Self-Edited Draft
It’s everyone’s favorite week of Writer in Motion, the messy first draft! And once again, the prompt has inspired me to step outside my usual genres of fantasy and romance to write horror. Though, there are definitely some splashes of fantasy here too. My thoughts on this draft are at the end, and I’d love… Continue reading Writer In Motion Season 4: The First Draft
Writer in Motion (WIM) season 4 is here! This multi-week event follows writers as they take a short story from prompt to polished. The idea is to show the entire creative process from the formation of the idea to the final draft, and all the messiness in between. I’ve participated in the first three seasons,… Continue reading Writer in Motion Season 4: Prompt First Impressions
I’ve been working with some of my dear writer friends and critique partners to finalize and launch something that we’ve been working on for quite a while: Portal World Publishing (PWP), your gateway to quality genre fiction! We’re combing our talents to bring you exciting stories whether you’re looking for a new perspective on earth,… Continue reading Introducing: Portal World Publishing