Do you have a writer in your life? Are they hard to shop for? Fear not, below are several recommendations for the literary soul, ranging from free handmade ideas to more expensive pieces of tech. Most of them can be picked up right through December 25 or whatever your deadline is, but do keep in… Continue reading Last Minute Gift Guide for Writers
Anyone else trying to figure out what the hell happened to November? It was the third, and then I blinked and then suddenly I was two weeks behind on the podcast, Thanksgiving is almost here, and Google is throwing around holiday ads like confetti (I swear, Spottify, if I have to listen to ONE MORE… Continue reading Um, What?
If you've read Magic in the Headlines, then this might look familiar. The first chapter of Magic in the Jazz Age (book 2) appears at the end of that book. I'm in the process of editing this book for Nanowrimo in preparation for its release in spring 2022. Chapter One: AJ Tuesday, April 27, 1925… Continue reading Nanowrimo 2021 Sample Chapter
It's spooky season, at last. Yes, I know, this post probably feels a little late to the game. If you're one of those people who doesn't wander around in witch hats while out yarn shopping on a Thursday or flap the wide sleeves of your black sweater singing "I'm a bat" in your head (or… Continue reading Horror Movie Roundup 2021
As I've been advertising more over the past year, I've started getting some questionable messages in my DMs and inbox, so I thought it was about time to outline a few of the scams out there directed at writers. Some of these are out-and-out-fraud, while others are just things that you shouldn't pay for in… Continue reading Spotting Scams for Authors
Just in time for the holiday season, I'm adding a few physical goods to my gumroad shop, including stitch markers, some handknits, and a few destash items. If you're of a mind, please go check them out! Patrons also have a cheeky coupon code available... I've also made updates to the services tab above. Due… Continue reading New Additions to the Gumroad Store
Eileen, "The Spirit Princess of New York," has spent her life on the stage, supporting her family just as her mother and grandmother before her. And like her predecessors, she knows that one day her powers will drive her insane.But while traveling in London, Eileen meets the Temple siblings, a brother and sister who show… Continue reading Colors in the Dark
In the brief time I was off work, I started producing more video content. It's a nice creative outlet that isn't writing or knitting, but still related to it. I have a regular podcast that goes up every 2-3 weeks, and have also been adding other sporadic videos as time allows. https://youtu.be/M3_qg1Rx0u4 There are three… Continue reading Youtube
I am pleased to announce that my books, The Evie Cappelli Series, Off the Rails, and By the Grace, are Featured Books in the first annual Spooky Book Bingo reading challenge! Keep reading to find out more about this challenge, including how to win a huge prize pack of ebooks. Spooky Book Bingo is a… Continue reading Spooky Book Bingo!
As you might expect, I did a good deal of knitting during my break. After my bout of finishing right before the move, I wanted to cast on All The Things. The first one I finished was this shawl. It's had a few different incarnations and been torn out several times. I like the finished… Continue reading Finished Objects