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Dear Indie Author

I need you to know that I support you with every fiber of my being. I believe in your ability to learn with each new book you publish, to grow your audience, and to progressively improve upon your craft. I know you'll push through the rough days where you think, brain no work-y, words no… Continue reading Dear Indie Author

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Scammers in the Writing Community

One of the cool parts about being a writer these days is how accessible publishing is. You can easily format your book, pick cover art, and boom! Published! However, there's a discussion to be had about those in the community using their following to sell their books that are mislabeled and falsely advertised. For example,… Continue reading Scammers in the Writing Community

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Happiness Isn’t For Me

There are entire books dedicated to this theme of overcoming adversity to pursue happiness. I'm starting to think people are putting this idea of Happiness on a pedestal, as the ultimate goal to strive for. There's beautiful moodboards, quotes, a plethora of artistic platforms dedicated to this idea. This Golden Shining Emotion which... in my… Continue reading Happiness Isn’t For Me

Book Reviews, Cool Stuff My Friends Do, Uncategorized

The Little Door [review]

Who doesn't love a good fantasy where a character from our world gets dropped into a completely foreign place with unrecognizable creatures and beings? The Little Door by Stormy Lyn is exactly that and so much more. Amidst her parents divorce, Rose is sent off to her grandparents place, the setting of her first ever… Continue reading The Little Door [review]

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I Refuse to Write Bad Reviews

I've seen every version of a bad book review from, "It didn't resonate with me, but it might for someone" to harsh roasting. I've been guilty of the former mentally, but I can't bring myself to actively type out words and bash a book (other than Twilight, but I mean... are you kidding me, it's… Continue reading I Refuse to Write Bad Reviews

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The Oath and Blood Price

Peter-Shaun Tyrell. Our resident Limey Twitter buddy and author of The Oath and Blood Price (also featured as a guest on the Don't Make It Weird podcast). This dude slid into my DMs to ask if I'd be interested in reading and reviewing his book. For anyone reading this, I'll tell you what I told… Continue reading The Oath and Blood Price

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Don’t Make It Weird

Anyone who's new here knows that things are bound to get weird so naturally I'm here to introduce you to my new favorite podcast, and the only one I listen to religiously: Looks interesting and fun enough right? I can promise you, it is so much more than that. Don't Make It Weird is a… Continue reading Don’t Make It Weird

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Coldbrew with Honey

I had wanted to participate in this short story anthology. I was encouraged to by a few writer friends, but once again Imposter Syndrome sunk her claws into my back and dragged me to the place where I was comfortable. Too comfortable. The anthology was about love and how some people aren't meant to be.… Continue reading Coldbrew with Honey