My Books, Uncategorized

Cover Reveal Day for KEEN!

It's cover reveal day! Are you ready to see the beyond gorgeous cover for my debut YA fantasy novel, KEEN? Oh. My. Goodness! I'm in awe of the talent of the amazing Sara Helwe Digital Arts! *cartwheel* Here are all the details: Release Date: July 9, 2019 Synopsis: Half-faerie Caoine has no control over the… Continue reading Cover Reveal Day for KEEN!

My Books, Uncategorized

KEEN Cover Reveal!

Surprise! Friends, I'm so excited to announce that my debut novel, KEEN, is releasing soon! The first step? A cover reveal, of course! In only two very short days (eeee!) the cover of my book will be revealed to the world! *faints* And guess what? I'd love for you to share in the excitement! Click… Continue reading KEEN Cover Reveal!

Guest Blog, Uncategorized

Guest Post: The Darlings of Flare by J.M. Hackman

Hey CF friends! I'm so excited to feature author J.M. Hackman this week, as she dances her way through the internet on her blog tour! Let's celebrate the release of her latest book, FLARE: The Firebrand Chronicles, Book Two! The “Darlings” of Flare by J.M. Hackman “In writing, you must kill all your darlings.” ~William… Continue reading Guest Post: The Darlings of Flare by J.M. Hackman

Flash Fiction, Uncategorized

Flash Fiction Friday: How to make a Brownie brownie

Darcy scooped a level cup of flour into the mixing bowl. She brushed her bangs aside, smudging powder across her skin. The ten-year-old consulted the recipe once more. Her mom would be so proud. This was the first time she’d been trusted to stay at home alone—even if it was for only an hour. She… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: How to make a Brownie brownie

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