May Newsletter 2018

May I Say Thank You? A lot is going on, and if it weren’t for YOU, I would be a massive ball of tears. That’s right! No joke, I mean it! Between positive emails of support, Book Reviews to distract me, and even the shout-outs on Social Media have all been a driving force to…

March Newsletter 2018

 February was a Rough Month February was rough. A lot of personal level hard hits knocked the wind out of me, but life happens. To give you a short snapshot of the weight dumped on me; my four year old was diagnosed with Autism, a lot of juggling with doctor appointments and arranging therapies for…

St. Patty’s Worthy Tale I Inspired Another to Write <3

On Saturdays, Mama set me down in front of the churn. In summer days, she set me on the porch to look out upon the woods, she said, to look for fairies and woodsprite, to keep the woodland green at bay, lest it overtake the house and we be lost. On winter days, I set […]…

white buffalo calf woman

Originally posted on Within A Forest Dark:
Feathers, braids, and beads by Nic McPhee, flickr In the Lakota legend of the White Buffalo Calf Woman, a beautiful apparition wearing a white buckskin dress decorated with porcupine quills approaches two men. She carries a pipe bag embroidered with the symbol of the four directions. One man,…

5 Ways to Grab Free Reads & Books!

Whether you are a lover of books, book-addict, voracious reader, and just a lover of stories, we can spend a lot of money fast satisfying this thirst. We are the ones who grab up a series and devour it, we love many authors, and can’t wait to get our hands on the next new release. Here’s FIVE ways not only to get your hands on free books, but a chance to get to be among the first to read the new releases! You will discover very fast most of these require a little time from you, such as leaving book reviews so you become more visible and available to these amazing opportunity.

Book Review: Unveiled by Lynda Haviland

Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LI0RYGI/ GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32179348-unveiled 5 Stars Eva is a bull-headed and haughty “magical item acquisition specialist”, but most just call her for what she really is, a thief. She takes pride in her ability to hunt down any item, so when Tamura decides not to give her the case she had worked hard to discover, she…

January Newsletter 2018

Hello Readers & Fellow Writers! We made it to the other side, 2018 is here. I have SO MUCH planned, changes are coming, new releases galore, events, and so much more. Part of the incoming changes include some freebies, newsletter devotion increased, volume sets, unique Battle Goddess Production edition of public domain books, the next…

Newsletter December 2017

Hello Readers & Fellow Writers! 2017 is coming to a close as we all hunker down for Winter and Holiday preparations and events. I am settling in, after a crazy year of really pushing myself out there. Fall was overwhelming for me, and even for some of you with hurricanes and wildfires tearing up east…

Revisions & Editing Workshop

If you missed my workshop with OCLS at the Downtown location, here is a chance to grab a copy of the PDF and/or PowerPoint Show. It was a heavy 2-hour course and we covered a lot of content and questions to help guide your revision efforts. Be sure to “enable outside links” since this does…

NaNoWriMo 101 – 2017 Edition PowerPoint

Yesterday, on behalf of Orlando Nanowrimo at the South Trail location for OCLS I had the honor to introduce and inform writers what this “Nanowrimo” thing in November means. I had a great group and it was fun tackling the questions many still had after the presentation. Per my promise, here are links to the PowerPoint I…

Newsletter October 2017

Hello Readers & Fellow Writers! My goodness! September was a hot mess betweenHurricane Irma flipping Central Florida upside down and then Indie Bookfest 2017 swept me off my feet. Now we’ve already ventured into October and I can’t help but feel I am falling forward with the speed of things unfolding. This month is filled…

Post Indie Bookfest 2017

WOW. I cannot express the amount of fun I had at this event! Whether you are a writer, author, or reader – you should definitely plan to attend in August 2018. In fact, I have signed up again to have a table as a Featured Author next year and look forward to this weekend of…