Branding Decisions (My Life in Books)If you've read My Life Out of Books in this month's Creative Worlds newsletter, you know I'm recovering from being hacked. Finding my feet again will take a little time, but in June I expect to make progress on the long-awaited Story Circle podcast. Despite the difficulties in April and … Continue Reading ››
My news for May comes later than planned because computer problems prevented me from posting until now. The disruption has been a little disorienting and caused me to reevaluate my reliance on the internet. I write about that in a more personal update for this month's Creative Worlds newsletter. I've considered for a long … Continue Reading ››
Epic Fantasy BooksI've completed the first round of self-editing for Sojourner, book three of Tales of Faeraven, my epic fantasy series. I'll now read back through the manuscript, looking for consistency. Also under the epic fantasy category, I expect to complete Elf Seeyer, the story that morphed into a novella, this month.
Romantic Suspense/Romantic Mystery NovelsI'm expecting to begin … Continue Reading ››
Epic Fantasy BooksI'm feeling a little sheepish to still be working on Sojourner, book three of Tales of Faeraven, after I was so sure I'd have it out in a couple of … Continue Reading ››
Nothing beats a homemade pumpkin pie from scratch. Turning fresh-baked pumpkins into puree, forming and rolling out the dough, and fluting the crust satisfies my earth-mother side and ensures that my family will eat pies made from the healthiest ingredients. I'll confess to not being the world's best pastry chef. For the longest time I could … Continue Reading ››
About Beauty for AshesThis video is intensely personal and even brought me to tears while I was reading Scripture at the end. Whether or not you are a Christian, you would probably glean from the life lessons I talk about. This video is meant to encourage the wounded and to … Continue Reading ››
I'm not sure how I've made it this long without tasting a pumpkin spice latte, but oh my goodness, what a treat! I'll have to be careful, because this lovely beverage sure could become addictive. And don't start me on the pumpkin spice syrup for the coffee. It is absolutely delicious!