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*gasp* Yes, I’m doing a tag! I figured it was about time. Riley tagged me a few weeks ago and since I like to get creative when I use tags, I’m also using Catherine‘s questions. A huge shoutout to them for tagging me for the Liebster Award! I’d highly encourage you to check out their wonderful blogs 😊   THE RULES ~ Thank the person who nominated you. ~ Answer the 11 questions they gave you. ~ Name 11 facts…



{HOW DID YOU MEET WRITING?} the importance of your writing love story

Do you remember how you met writing?   I can recall the moment when I was six years old and walked up to my mom, saying, “I want to write a book.” I wish I could remember why I said that; instead, I remember having my mom help me write a story on construction paper and title it “The Hotel That Burned Down.”   After that, writing stories was always something I did. I didn’t think about it: I just…



{EXCITING NEWS} critique services + the future

HELLO MY FRIENDS. Today I have a TON of exciting news and updates to share with you…so much that I had to put it into a blog post rather than a P.S. or a newsletter. A lot of this has been brewing in my busy little mind for a while and I’m SO PUMPED to finally tell you what’s happening.   Thus, I’m going to spend this whole post talking about 1) my exciting announcement *distant shrieking* and 2) my…



This Past Month: February

(a.k.a….stressful? too-fast? I don’t know :P) FEBRUARY IS OVER *cheers* *screams* *runs around in circles dancing wildly* Here we go: I sent my novel off to beta readers, so I’d call it a successful month 😀 I watched my baby fly through the Internet universe to unsuspecting readers on the eve of the 20th. Only once I’d sent all the emails did I sit back and realize “I just gave my novel to other people.” That was definitely a huge…


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What I Learned From My Alpha Reader

I recently had the experience of someone being the first to read my novel, the first to ever read my work.  In other words, I had an alpha reader. An alpha reader is the person who looks at your novel for the first time. The first set of eyes to glare at it after you. 😉 Some people have critique partners do this, or friends or family. I would suggest someone who knows you well enough to give positive but…


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