Happy Monday, e'erbody! I hope you're well, happy, and creatively fulfilled! Before I get too far into this post, let me just say a huge thank you to the wonderful ladies who stepped in and guest-blogged for me recently. Please, please check out their posts! KT Daxon Vania Rheault RR Willica Jewel E. Leonard DA … Continue reading Well, That Was A Bad Week
Category: Alabama Rain
Tomorrow is Alabama Rain Release Day!
Unless you've stumbled upon this blog with no foreknowledge of me whatsoever, you know that I've written this little tome called Alabama Rain. (Little? It's just shy of 100k words.) But tomorrow is its release day. I've spent two years obsessing over it, shaping it, ripping it apart, crying over it, reworking it, walking away … Continue reading Tomorrow is Alabama Rain Release Day!
What is Southern Gothic?
Happy Thursday, ya'll! So, if you follow me on Twitter, you might have seen this tweet: Brief convo about #AlabamaRain today: Person: So, is it any good? Me: Well, I haven't had anyone say otherwise. I love it. So, yeah. Person: Is it Sci-Fi? Me: No. Person: Fantasy? Me: No. It's #WomensFiction meets #SouthernGothic. Person: … Continue reading What is Southern Gothic?
What is your motivation for writing?
As someone who is only just beginning to let the "real world" know about my writing endeavors, I'm asked several questions by my nearest and dearest. Among the most frequently asked questions are: So, like, you're trying to write the next 50 Shades, right? Um, no. Not that there is anything wrong with anyone trying to … Continue reading What is your motivation for writing?
Alabama Rain Progress
Happy Thursday, ya'll! ♥ I've been pretty freaking quiet on social media as of late, but I swear it's for a very good reason. Alabama Rain is so close to being ready. SO. FREAKING. CLOSE. The good news is that those who have read advanced copies have had some amazing things to say. For instance: … Continue reading Alabama Rain Progress
What is Women’s Fiction?
Happy Monday! I almost didn't make it today because I've been out of town and much too busy (and happily so) to finish up this post until I got home--which was just a couple of hours ago! I hope this finds you happy and healthy! ♥ So, Alabama Rain's release into the world is fast-approaching! I'm a … Continue reading What is Women’s Fiction?
Alabama Rain: Cover Reveal
This is going to be short and sweet. If you follow me on Twitter, I posted a little video cover reveal. If you missed it, here: I'm hard at work making sure it's available for you soon. ♥
Life and Lemons and Chicken
Good afternoon, folks! You know that saying about when life gives you lemon, you should make lemonade? Well, life definitely gave me lemons—actually, I'd say it pelted me with a five pound bag of lemons. But, instead of lemonade, let's fry some chicken. Keep reading. About Those Lemons On Monday, I wrote a post about … Continue reading Life and Lemons and Chicken
Happy Monday! So, I'd like to just dive straight into my topic for the day: Refocusing. If you'll recall from my post last week, I mentioned I only had roughly 10k words left in Alabama Rain before it would be finished. Now, 10k words normally only takes me two, three days tops to bang … Continue reading Refocusing
Q2: How’d I do?
Hey, good lookin'! Happy Thursday! So, it's officially summer now. For you that might mean lounging by the pool, a cool drink in your hand—or maybe on the beach, stretched out on the sand, watching the waves and working on your tan. If that's you, then you should really check out this giveaway my friend … Continue reading Q2: How’d I do?