Flash Fiction, Uncategorized

Flash Fiction Friday: Christmas Cookies

The sweet sugary scent of cookies drifted through the sparsely furnished house. Chocolate chip cookies, iced and sprinkled with silvery balls. “Are they ready?” Allyson bit her lip as she wrung her hands. “Almost there.” Valerie scooped the last of the cookies from the warm metal sheet and arranged it neatly with the others on… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Christmas Cookies

Getting Published, My Books, Uncategorized

Who Wants to Hear a HUGE Announcement About My Book?

Hello friends! I've got some news for you! As some of you know, I have been on my journey to get published since 2013. During that time I've self-published some novellas, attended countless writer's conferences and local writer meetings, secured my amazing agents with Hartline Literary Agency, Cyle Young & Tessa Emily Hall, have had a… Continue reading Who Wants to Hear a HUGE Announcement About My Book?

Contests, Uncategorized

Blue Seal Awards–Ohio Christian Writers Conference

I have fantastic news to share! This past weekend the Ohio Christian Writers Conference presented the Blue Seal Awards. I've learned that I placed in TWO of the categories! *throws confetti* 2nd place in the Flash Fiction category with my story, Fairy Academy 3rd place in the YA unpublished category with my novel, KEEN Congratulations… Continue reading Blue Seal Awards–Ohio Christian Writers Conference

Contests, Uncategorized

#CFgiveawayWednesday Week #4!

The giveaway for this week is live on Instagram! Head on over to the post and enter to win this fantastic prize! This week I'm giving away Kristen Ciccarelli's newest release, The Caged Queen! *cartwheel* Don't miss out on multiple entries. Enter now! **US only (excludes HI & AK.) Contest open until midnight Thursday (EST).… Continue reading #CFgiveawayWednesday Week #4!

Contests, Uncategorized

Introducing #CFgiveawayWednesday!

Hey guys! I'm super excited to announce a new addition to my Instagram account! Every Wednesday I will be giving away a prize! To enter, simply follow the instructions listed in my Instagram post. But there's also a surprise! Each week, stay tuned to the Stories section of my Instagram to watch when the giveaway… Continue reading Introducing #CFgiveawayWednesday!

My Life, Uncategorized

Realm Makers 2018: Finding my Tribe

It’s been a whole month since I saw my people face-to-face. This conference--the only Christian Speculative Fiction Writers Conference of its kind--is definitely the highlight of my year. Last year I flew to Reno, this year it was St. Louis. I think it's safe to say, this thing could be held in Tokyo and I'd… Continue reading Realm Makers 2018: Finding my Tribe

CF News, Uncategorized

March Caffeinated Fiction Update

How is it April already? Did I blink or was it just Christmas? Maybe time is moving so fast because I've been busy writing! Want to know what I've been up to? Read below for my update! Submissions for March: I submitted again to Chicken Soup for the Soul. My plan is to do at… Continue reading March Caffeinated Fiction Update

Guest Blog, Uncategorized

The Secret of Your Success–AlmostAnAuthor

Hello CF world! My latest fantasy/sci-fi blog post has gone live over at AlmostAnAuthor. *jumps up and down in excitement* This month isn't necessarily about craft. Rather, my words are meant to be encouraging in this uncertain world of writing and publishing. It's no secret that it's becoming more difficult to get published in Christian… Continue reading The Secret of Your Success–AlmostAnAuthor

CF News, Uncategorized

February Caffeinated Fiction Update!

Hello friends! I haven't forgotten my monthly update. *wink, wink* This past month was just as exciting as January. Read on to find out what I've been up to! Here's what I submitted this month: I found out the flash fiction piece I submitted to Untold Podcast in January is a finalist in the Good… Continue reading February Caffeinated Fiction Update!

Book Reviews, Uncategorized

The Hunt for Reclaiming Shilo Snow Scavenger Hunt Tour and Book Review

Hey guys! I'm so excited to be part of something super special this week! Today I get to share a book review from the amazing Mary Weber! Reclaiming Shilo Snow is my favorite book from Mary Weber to date, so being a part of this blog tour makes it extra special. Read on for the book review… Continue reading The Hunt for Reclaiming Shilo Snow Scavenger Hunt Tour and Book Review