Happy Book Birthday to Beautiful Demons!!!! It was exactly six years ago today that my very first novel was published. I was excited and so in love with Harper and the story I had created, but I had no idea that Beautiful Demons would resonate with so many people! My first full month, I sold something like 59 copies of that first book, and I was on cloud nine! Someone was reading my book!! Of course, I knew back then that it was mostly friends and family, but I didn't care. I had done … [Read more...] about Celebrating 6 Years of Indie Publishing
It's almost that most magical time of year -- NaNo WriMo!!! For those of you not familiar with NaNo, it stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it comes around every November. The goal is to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Whew, trust me when I say this is not easy!! But you can also trust me when I say it's incredibly fun. I participated in NaNo WriMo for the first time back in 2007, shortly after I quit my job teaching music at an Elementary School in order to pursue my lifelong … [Read more...] about Tracking NaNo WriMo Word Count in My Bullet Journal
Hi, everyone!! You may have noticed that I've been awfully quiet most of the summer. I made a post where I got super excited about everything I was working on back in June, and then I promptly hit a major wall. Basically, everything I said back then has needed to be completely revamped and reworked, but this is the way it goes when you are living a creative life. Sometimes it's just not easy to create, and you have to learn to roll with the punches and try to keep your head up. I don't want … [Read more...] about September Update – What’s Coming Next?
Hey, everyone! I've been getting a crazy amount of emails asking me when books are coming out, so I thought it might be a good time to just go through my upcoming projects and let you guys know what's going on and how far out I am on each book. First, there are a few things to always keep in mind with me. :) 1) I am ALWAYS writing something. Even when I take a " vacation", I'm writing or working on developing a story. 2) I am not the fastest writer in the world, though, and I like to make sure … [Read more...] about Project Update!
Can love forget? The battle against the emerald priestess turned the peace at Brighton Manor into ashes. Lea and Aerden are prisoners in the King’s City. Jackson is out of his mind with grief and anger. And Harper—the one who once united them all—is gone. Before they can regain their freedom and find their way back to one another, they will each have to face their past and fight to claim a better future. But for one of them, it may already be too late. Amazon | Amazon UK | Barnes … [Read more...] about Forgotten Darkness Release
I am so excited to finally show you guys the brand new covers for The Shadow Demons Saga! The series has a whole new name and a whole new look. :) Here's what's changed: Rather than publish these as two different series, I have combined the Peachville High Demons series and the Beautiful Darkness series. They will now be called The Shadow Demons Saga. Emerald Darkness is now Book 7 of The Shadow Demons Saga. New covers!! It's going to take some time before all the changes are live at … [Read more...] about New Covers For The Shadow Demons Saga!