photo used by permission (c) Shutterstock If you ever plan to read one of my books, I’ll warn you in advance: My book characters all have a little ugly lurking in their stories. I think it’s a prerequisite for me to think them interesting enough to write about. To me, the flaws are the most … More Perfectly Ugly
Did you know November is National Novel Writing Month? Maybe you are blessed enough not to notice, but I can’t get away from it. Every single day, one of my writer friends is posting about how many words they have written in their quest to meet their NaNoWriMo goal. (Yes, NaNoWriMo – it’s a thing. … More Can You NaNo if You’re Nuts?
On this, my official one-year publishing birthday, it feels appropriate to wax poetic a bit about this journey. But I won’t. Instead, I’ll tell you that I started this process feeling kind of alone. I really didn’t want to tell many people about my plans ahead of time, because some have a way of trying to talk you … More A Year in Indie
Tonight I was briefly talking with a reader who is going through an extraordinarily difficult time in her life. She has things going on that I have never been through, and I can’t imagine, but she told me that my books have ministered to her. They’ve helped her to feel that she wasn’t alone. I’m … More Wrecked
I’m sure by now you all know that being an indie author is slightly different than being a traditionally published author, but let me share one of the challenges (and perks) of being completely on my own. Working with local photographers is something that’s really important to me, because I don’t want to see my … More The Girls of Wonder Lane
Today is the official release day of For No Reason, the fourth and final volume of The Camdyn Series. Ending the story was pretty bittersweet for me, and according to my early reviewers, I think it’s safe to say they felt the same way. Why does it have to end??? Can’t we get just one more … More Final Camdyn Book?
It’s almost my birthday. I know that’s not terribly exciting news, or even something that you care about. Frankly, I’m at the age where I don’t really care about it very much myself. It’s almost my birthday, though, and this year that feels pretty monumental. I remember when I turned thirty. It was a dark, … More Birthdays and Black Clouds