The Great Best Seller Book Scam of 2017

If the last couple years have seemed to you like something out of an unrealistic novel, then let me throw some new drama your way that will have you saying, “impractical plot twist, please rewrite.” As always, truth is stranger than fiction and #YAtwitter...

20 Years of Growing Up with Harry Potter

It is hard to imagine where my life would be if it weren’t for J.K. Rowling and the Harry Potter series. What is even more magical than Hogwarts is, I know for a fact that there are millions of us out there that can say that sentence with complete sincerity. Let...

Pride Month 2017- LGBTIQ Books and Authors

Hey it’s Pride Month! So It’s time to show some real Pride in LGBTIQ Books and Authors*. In the last year some really frustrating things may have happened in our country but some really amazing things have happened in the world of publishing. Agents these...

World Poetry Day

It’s World Poetry Day! You can make a poem out of anything. Try it! No, do not tell me you’re not a poet. Anyone can be a poet. Just look around, and write about what you find. Here’s an example: I wrote a poem for World Poetry Day which also happens...

Scribble and Dot

So the project I’ve been working on for the last 2 months is finally complete! I published my Children’s book Scribble and Dot and you can find it the EBOOK HERE and the order the book HERE on Amazon. It’s all about a Dot who is afraid to leave her...

Old Tracks, New Tricks

If you have kids, theres a good chance you have a room  in your house covered in these guys: They’re a big hit with kids in the beginning but after awhile the tracks just end up under feet, couches, and in general forgotten. Like many moms I find this incredibly...

Zoey and Sassafras

Dragons and Marshmallows When I was a kid I loved books with strong female main characters and an element of magic, and Zoey and Sassafras meets both of those! Zoey is a little girl who discovers a glowing picture that leads to a secret that will change her life. Sick...

Here Comes the Sun

I’ve always loved the song Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles. Especially in the last few years it has felt like the winters have been hard and incredibly long. Perhaps because we have small children at home that bounce off the walls all winter. I’ve always...

Married to a Soldier

I met my husband on a blind date, set up by a mutual friend of ours who was beyond insistent that we meet. To be perfectly honest the exchange went a bit like this; “I have this friend you have to meet” “No.” “He’s an Army...

Young Adults, Banned Books, and Bullying

So I finally read Carrie last week. Technically, I listened to Sissy Spacek read it to me (and she was fabulous). I had always been really scared to read anything by Stephen King, because I’ve always been told he’s the King of Horror, and I’m really...
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