The Balance Keepers — The Fires of Calderon COVER REVEAL

Here’s the description: The first book in an epic middle grade fantasy adventure series that takes place in an underground society at the center of the earth. Packed with action, humor, magic, and mystery. After following a mysterious map into the woods and then under the woods, eleven-year-old Albert Flynn learns he’s a Balance Keeper—someone […]

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What’s Up Wednesday

What’s Up Wednesday is a weekly meme geared toward readers and writers, allowing us to touch base with blog friends and let them know what’s up. Should you wish to join us, you will find the link widget at the bottom of Jaime or Erin’s blog. What I’m Reading Currently, Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier, and I am loving it as […]

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The Path to Inspiration: A Week at Djerassi

Inspire. Spark. Motivate. Encourage. The path to inspiration — especially when it runs parallel to getting published — can seem a lot like the one above: fog laden and uneven. Inspiration is an elusive beauty at times, and then at others, everywhere but overwhelming, and finding balance can be difficult. I spent last week at […]

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What’s Up Wednesday plus #WriterRecharge: Retreat Style

In true mash-up fashion I will tell you what I’m up to on my retreat, in life, and in writing (which all three feel very intertwined this week) with help and inspiration from the What’s Up Wednesday* crew and #WriterRecharge. What I’m Writing I am writing a book. I am using all my words for […]

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First Time: A Writers Retreat

If you follow my blog, you may remember me mentioning over the past few months that I was doing a workshop and retreat through the Djerassi program in Northern California, taught by the incomparable Nova Ren Suma. Those of you who don’t know me from daily life, will not know that this is the first […]

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#Writer Recharge: Plug me in.

From the lovely organizers: January is in the books and you’ve had to deal with: a) polar vortices b) ice storms c) mountains of snow d) gray skies and general malaise e) all of the above We thought our writer friends might be in need of a little boost. A jump start, if you will. […]

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