Happy Birthday, Kingdom Above the Cloud!

Happy Birthday, Kingdom Above the Cloud!

Kingdom was published one year ago today! I am so thankful for all of you who purchased, commented, left reviews, and spread the word. I have the very best people in my life! What a year it has been. Launching a book during a pandemic was not how I imagined it would be. (Has ANYTHING [...]

Spacebar: the Unsung Hero (and other more important updates)

Spacebar: the Unsung Hero (and other more important updates)

The spacebar: I have a new appreciation for this unsung, overlooked hero of the writing world.  My spacebar was driving me absolutely insane. About 10% of the time it either refused to enter any space at all, or it added two, which triggered autocorrect to add a period and capitalize my next word. I was [...]

Organizing Your Story: Index Card Method

Organizing Your Story: Index Card Method

Sometimes I just have to get off my computer and use visual and tangible tools to get my brain organized. If you're anything like me, you have about 50 different drafts (all saved as "FinalFinalDraft27.ForRealThisTime-4"). Your characters have been running amok, and your spreadsheets of details are about 31% complete because you keep getting caught [...]

Betas Needed!

Betas Needed!

***Update: Wow! You guys did NOT disappoint! I ended up with 4x my original recruitment goal. Due to the amazing response, I have closed the sign up form.*** What's a beta reader? This is a term used for people who read an unpublished book and give feedback to the author. (ok, that is oversimplified, but [...]