THANK YOU Marissa, for your prompting of this week’s topic! She mentioned one of my absolute favorite series in her comment and it inspired this topic. In the past, my Order of the MoonStone series has been compared to Kiera Cass‘s The Selection series. Now, while any similarities were absolutely not done on purpose, … More Favorite Book Series | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop topic #3
I mentioned last week that Hermione is – in my own personal opinion – a huge step forward for feminism in fiction. She was and is a young woman I can really look up to. . . and quite possibly my favorite literary heroine! One of the best things about Hermione is that she … More Hermione: my kind of #GirlPower | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop extras 1
Yesterday, this was almost accurate. Looming deadlines… frustrations… and lack of sleep was NOT my friend. Several things that happened last year put me way… way… way behind schedule – which has affected every project since and had me on edge for awhile now. It also means that the last 10 months have been a mad … More Deadlines… Daily Word Counts… and Doses of Reality…
Hermione was – in my own personal opinion – a huge step forward for feminism in fiction. She was a young woman I can look up to! She was REAL! She wasn’t afraid to show weakness. And, even though she was ridiculously intelligent and never had any trouble with spells, charms and other things … More From Hermione to Belle | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop topic #2
Tris… or Katniss? – Which is your favorite and why? – What did you like least/most about each one? – What qualities would you have preferred to see in either /both? Feel free to answer in the comments below, but I hope you will also answer in the discussion thread over in the … More Katniss or Tris | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop topic #1
Anyone who follows my events on Facebook will have already seen that I was asked to teach a workshop on Children’s day of the SOKY Book Fest and Kentucky Writer’s Conference this spring. With feminist ideals in this country in a state of ever-changing confusion right now, I feel it is especially important to … More From Supergirl to Bella Swan: Why we need to STOP writing females in fiction that are impossibly Perfect | a Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop
Many of you have been waiting–not always patiently– for book 2 in my new series, and I am thrilled to tell you it is finally on it’s way! Editing is happening at the moment and as long as nothing else earth shattering happens, it will be released in January! Are you as excited as I … More Cover Reveal: Escape After E.L.E. – book 2 in the Frozen World Series!
I am so very excited to tell you that my sweet book baby: Life After E.L.E. has a BRAND SPANKING NEW cover! Can you stand it! Are you as excited as I am! I won’t keep you in suspense! The paperback and eBook versions will be released shortly with this NEW cover! And… … More Life After E.L.E. has a NEW COVER!
I started this month with a plan; a plan to write a NEW and exciting novel! Yes! I am participating in NaNoWriMo again this year–and I am NOT going rebel again! I’m writing something NEW! That plan did NOT include dislocating my shoulder–or all of the difficulties that go along with barely being able to use my … More NaNoWriMo 2017!
Another excellent review from the Celebrate Lit Blog Tour: by Mary Hake Life After E.L.E by JC Morrows, A Review This young adult dystopian book has a familiar feel but its own unique story. Readers who enjoyed Divergent or Jill Williamson’s Safe Lands series should like this one too. I wasn’t sure what to expect, … More Another review of Life After E.L.E. by [Mary Hake]