Ruby twirled in front of her mirror, her champagne colored dress spinning, too. Her smile waned. The pandemic had swept the world in a matter of weeks. School = canceled. Graduation = postponed. Senior year = ruined. Prom = gone. Her stomach clenched as she snatched up her phone and fell onto her bed. Her… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Quarantine Prom
Tabitha licked the sweet gooey batter that dripped from her finger. Yum. The idea of baking chocolate chip cookies had popped in her head during suppertime with her family. Now she had the kitchen to herself with no one around to warn her against eating raw dough. She smiled and dipped her finger back into… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Chocolate Chip Cookies
Quarantine Day 1: Deadly virus spreads. Entire country housebound 30 days. Military delivers staples, medical supplies weekly. No one allowed out, including medical personnel. Quarantine Day 7: Family bored. Elderly neighbor Mr. Wilson injured at home, military medical staff arrive, take him away. Quarantine Day 10: Mrs. Wilson says unknown when husband will return. Quarantine… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Quarantine
“Tomorrow is Thanksgiving!” Mama Mary plopped herself at the rickety dining table, the weathered cookbook passed down from her great-grandmother spread before her. “It’s a day when we give thanks.” She flashed a smile filled with crooked, yellowed teeth. “And it’s a day for eating!” “Yay!” All three of her young children danced around the… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Thanksgiving Supper
Friends, today is the last day of the blog tour. I'm not sure how I feel about this. Release Day was three day's ago. Two day's ago I had my local Launch Party. Yesterday was my Facebook Release Party. Things are winding down. It sort of feels like a wedding. Looots of build up, fantastic… Continue reading KEEN Blog Tour: Day Twelve! The End.
It's my birthday! *blows party horn* When my publisher told me the week my book would release, I couldn't be more excited! I will always share the birthday of my first book baby with my actual birthday! And guess what? I've got a party going on and I want YOU to attend! No matter where… Continue reading KEEN Blog Tour: Day Eleven!
KEEN has released into the world but the blog tour isn't over yet! Today we've got another special surprise for you: An interview AND a review of KEEN. Yay! The first stop is with https://kellyfbarr.com with an interview! I've known Kelly for a number of years through writing groups and am happy to call her friend!… Continue reading KEEN Blog Tour: Day Ten!
KEEN is officially in. the. world. *squeals* I want to share the full journey of KEEN. Because, in the beginning, my first book was supposed to be a book about a mermaid. I'd written a novel. About mermaids. I took it to my first Realm Makers Conference in July 2017. But before I left... My… Continue reading *Release Day* Happy Book Birth-day, KEEN!
KEEN releases tomorrow, people! Ahhh! *runs and hides under the table* I can't believe release day has finally arrived. You've got one more day to message me with your proof of purchase to receive pre-order goodies for FREE!! *squeals* The blog tour continues with another Behind-the-Scenes Feature! This one is hosted by the fabulous J.M.… Continue reading KEEN Blog Tour: Day Eight!
We've got a special treat today! Not only is it day seven of our tour, but fellow author Ruth Douthitt has shared an interview with me about KEEN on her podcast A Writer's Day! You can find the podcast link here. Ruth and I had a great time talking about writing as therapy, the writing… Continue reading KEEN Blog Tour: Day Seven!