Ongoing Reading Challenge I have a huge stack of library books which I am working my way through, but I haven’t finished many of them, and realized today that a few of them I probably won’t finish at all. This makes me sad, but also glad I found those books at the library. What IContinue reading “Friday Fandom and a Few Musings”
Category Archives: Fantasy
Cover Reveal for Katherine Briggs!
I’m excited to join in the #coverreveal for The Eternity Gate by @katherinebriggs_author releasing from @enclavepublishing in September 2023! This first book in The Threshold Duology, a YA fantasy series, is available to preorder in hardcover today. When I went to Realm Makers last summer, I was in an odd spot as an author. IContinue reading “Cover Reveal for Katherine Briggs!”
Fandom Fridays: Reading 2023, Watching, Listening
This is a post to update anyone interested in my 2023 Reading Challenge, as well as some extra bits about fandom and creatives. 2023 Reading Challenge Update 24. Blade of Ash: Scepter and Crown Book One by C.F.E. Black is a romantic fantasy with Christian thematic elements and clean romance. The characters are fun toContinue reading “Fandom Fridays: Reading 2023, Watching, Listening”
My Kindle Vella Story, Part 3 (Vella to Novel)
For many writers who used or heard of Kindle Vella in the Beta phase, the issue that stood out had to do with the rights of authors who wanted to take their completed work from the Kindle Vella platform and turn it into Ebook, paperback, and/or audiobooks. Originally, the KV program was extremely strict aboutContinue reading “My Kindle Vella Story, Part 3 (Vella to Novel)”
Fandom Friday: Reading, Listening, and a Newish Idea
This has been a week of downs and ups. My mom-in-law spent some time in the hospital. But, as always, I was doing some reading (partly because that’s how I deal with stress or happiness – either way, reading increases my happiness and relaxes me, so I don’t find it to be a chore). ReadingContinue reading “Fandom Friday: Reading, Listening, and a Newish Idea”
Fandom Fridays with Chair Dancing, Reading, Watching, Listening, and Beginner Walking
CHAIR DANCING? What kind of image do you get with that? Well… whatever you just thought of, that’s your imagination at play or at the work of play. For me, chair dancing means dancing in my chair. Why? Well, I injured myself last November and I’m still healing. When I look at that last sentence,Continue reading “Fandom Fridays with Chair Dancing, Reading, Watching, Listening, and Beginner Walking”
IWSG February: Book Covers
As the first Wednesday of the month, today is The Insecure Writer’s Support Group Day blog hop, a monthly blog hop over a decade old started by Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh, Sci-fi Author and Great Encourager. Each month, several volunteers step forward to help manage the hop, and this month, these intrepid writers andContinue reading “IWSG February: Book Covers”
Fandom Fridays and Changing Things UP
Originally, I intended Fridays to be Spec Fic Fridays with informational posts about fantasy creatures, sci-fi and fantasy tropes, and such. I changed my mind. It happens. I don’t mean to be frustrating to follow, but I realized I had bitten off too many different things at once with my grandiose plans to post onContinue reading “Fandom Fridays and Changing Things UP”
IWSG January 2023: Words of the Year and Book Celebration!
IWSG: Words of the Year Many thanks to Alex J. Cavanaugh and all the co-hosts this month: Jemima Pett, Debs Carey, Kim Lajevardi, Sarah Foster, Natalie Aguirre, and T. Powell Coltrin! January 4 question – Do you have a word of the year? Is there one word that sums up what you need to work on or change in the comingContinue reading “IWSG January 2023: Words of the Year and Book Celebration!”
New Book Release!
My newest book is out today! 25 Impossible Tales of Survivors, Flawed Heroes, and Annoyed Villains: A Science Fiction and Fantasy Collection is a fun book of stories I collected over almost ten years, with unique worlds, interesting characters, and tough dilemmas. Some of these stories are new to 2022, written during a Clarion WestContinue reading “New Book Release!”