The Simmering Mind’s Awesomest (a.k.a. Very First) Giveaway Ever!!

YAY!!!  Here it is, my surprise!  I’m SO excited to finally bring this giveaway to you! Awhile back my Facebook page reached 150 followers.  I’m continually amazed by the wonderful people who enjoy my posts (both here and on the page) and leave their comments in discussions, making this corner of the internet a fun […]

Of Books and Babies

As a writer, I know the importance of beginnings. Everything hangs on the first few pages of your novel.  If readers don’t enjoy those, they probably won’t move on.  There are lots of books in the world, so unless someone else told them it was a good story, why should they spend time on a […]

What God and Geeks Have in Common

As a writer, I sometimes fall into “geek-out mode” about my own book.  As in, “it rivals the geekery I had about Lord of the Rings during my teenage years.”  That kind of geek mode. I think about it all day.  My characters are constantly on my mind.  I am going squeeee! over random details that nobody […]