Today I’m doing an interview swap with the wonderful Riley Aline! I’m interviewing her here, and she’s interviewing me over on her blog.  You can check it out HERE.   Riley is an awesome writer friend of mine who recently published her first book. She has the most AMAZING Instagram account ever, and I’ve flailed with her about characters and other writerly stuff (like K.M. Weiland’s podcasts) many times.   Here is her official bio:       Riley Aline…


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  Surrender has always perplexed me. I mean, how do you just…stop fighting. Stop trying. Give up—willingly. It’s like one of those trust test things, where you’re blind folded and have to fall back into someone.   I like to pull lessons out of things that happen in my life. And for the past month, I’ve been thinking: what have I learned from changing WIPs? What…what was God trying to teach me there? (a necessary thing to figure out if…



{SUMMER WRAP-UP} i’m back + photo dump

HELLO I’M BACK *waves* I missed you all so much last month! But I did have a blast with my family and just being out and about and living. Taking a blogging break every once in a while is needed 🙂 Anyway, a TON has happened since I was last blogging, so I’m going to kick off my fall blogging  with a recap of the summer + a billion photos. MY SUMMER BUCKET LIST: Hike into Yosemite Valley Ride some…


monthly wrap-ups

{REALM MAKERS 2017 HIGHLIGHTS} + internet hiatus

thank you Keturah and Tracy for being in my header graphic 😉 I’M BACK. You may have heard that I went to Realm Makers 2017 last weekend. I can honestly say that it was a major turning point, a giant stepping stone in my writing journey. Right now I can’t quite figure out what to say in this post. I mean, what happened at the conference was so much that I can’t put it into a single post that is…


monthly wrap-ups, writing life

{THE BLOOD RACE} blog tour

Today I’m taking part in another blog tour, and I’m so excited to share this book with you guys! Not only is it AMAZING, but it’s authored by Kate Emmons from The Goodness Revolt! I’m doing an interview with her here today, and… the book is out. Like, literally came out TODAY. But I’m getting ahead of myself. xD Here’s a peek at The Blood Race. He’s spent his life running from who he is. She’s been trying to escape…


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