Stories that Sever the Shadows

Things look a bit different around here and on my social networks today! I’m refreshing the look, with a new author tagline – Stories that Sever the Shadows. While I liked my former tagline, “Bringing Joy to the Journey,” it felt too shallow to me. It didn’t dig deep into the marrow of why I […]

#WIPjoy Is Over…NOW WHAT DO I DO?

Awwwww, the fun of the January edition of #WIPjoy is over, and the giveaway too. Now what??? Well, #WIPjoy is coming back in April, Lord willing! 😀 But since I created the first #WIPjoy last year, a lot of similar hashtag games have been created by other authors, so if you’re feeling a daily-tweet-shaped hole […]

The Joy of Writing Giveaway WINNERS!

Drumroll, please! And the winners of the January 2017 Joy of Writing Giveaway are… Partial Edit and Review Prizes Winner of the 10-page partial edit from Katie Morford: Clare Dugmore Winner of the 15-page partial edit from Ralene Burke: Andie Biagini Winner of the 3-chapter general critique OR 1-chapter comprehensive critique from Mirtika Schultz: Alyson Bowen Winners of […]

The Joy of Writing Giveaway & Editing Launch!

SURPRISE! It’s a giveaway!! A year ago, I created #WIPjoy as a way for authors to connect, support each other, and rediscover their passion for their WIPs.  Many of you have told me over the past year that #WIPjoy helped you plug into the author community and find enthusiasm again.  That makes me so happy! Now it’s […]

Simmer Starters and News – December 12, 2016

Hello, friends!  My blog has been rather quiet lately. Awhile back I stopped posting the Simmer Starters because I noticed not a lot of people are interested in them…but I found that I miss sharing cool links! 😛 I’ve decided to pick up the practice again, but post only when I have a collection of […]