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  • Writing Update – Out of Ashes, My Debut Novel!

    Writing Update – Out of Ashes, My Debut Novel!

    I’m so excited to be publishing this book after almost 3 years. It’s taken this long because I wanted to get it right. It’s been critiqued, had beta readers, been revised a million times in between, then queried and rejected. Okay, so I had a couple of requests for the full manuscript but was ultimately […]

  • Book Review – Fates Entwined by Jules Barnard – 5 stars

    Book Review – Fates Entwined by Jules Barnard – 5 stars

    Warning: May contain spoilers, but opening comments are spoiler-free. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more. This is the 2nd book in the Halven Rising series. You can technically read it as a standalone without losing vital details to understand this book, but I would definitely recommend reading Fates Divided before this one for […]

  • Writing Ranting – Helping Other Writers! Part 1

    Writing Ranting – Helping Other Writers! Part 1

    There are lots of ways writers can support one another.  Sharing WIPs for feedback Brainstorming Helping through writer’s block and imposter syndrome Sharing about their books on social media Reviewing published books (ARCs) I try to do all of these things for those I can, and after a blip in my helpfulness, I’m now back […]

  • Book Review – Always Be My Banshee by Molly Harper – 4 stars

    Book Review – Always Be My Banshee by Molly Harper – 4 stars

    Warning: May contain spoilers, but opening comments are spoiler-free. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more. Two completely new characters, Cordelia and Brendan, join the league to investigate the strange energy in Mystic Bayou. What I especially love about all of these books is that the characters are all adults with adult responsibilities, but […]

  • Book Review – Selkies Are a Girl’s Best Friend by Molly Harper – 5 stars

    Book Review – Selkies Are a Girl’s Best Friend by Molly Harper – 5 stars

    Warning: May contain spoilers, but opening comments are spoiler-free. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more. These books aren’t getting enough love, and it makes me sad.  I’m giving all the Mystic Bayou books 5 stars so far since they’re just so much fun for easy-read fantasy romances. This is book 3 in the […]

  • Random Ranting – Forty and Fabulous

    Random Ranting – Forty and Fabulous

    I turned 40 today. I’m excited about this milestone in my life since I feel settled but also have future plans to keep my life interesting. Also, my parents bought me a fancy new laptop with a Ryzen 7 processor and 12gb ram, and yes I know what that means since I used to work […]

  • Book Review – Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper – 4 stars

    Book Review – Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper – 4 stars

    Warning: May contain spoilers, but opening comments are spoiler-free. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more. This is a short review since it was a short book, but I loooved it.  Another fun instalment in the Mystic Bayou series. This is book 2.5, not book3, so it’s a filler book that doesn’t add anything […]

  • Writing Ranting – Why am I not published yet?

    Writing Ranting – Why am I not published yet?

    This isn’t a rant about how I should be published by now, even though I really should be🤣. It’s an explanation as to why I’m not published already. I also hope to clarify that writing and publishing a book is not a short process. That being said, it can be a fun one if you […]

  • Book Review – Love and Other Wild Things by Molly Harper – 5 stars

    Book Review – Love and Other Wild Things by Molly Harper – 5 stars

    Warning: May contain spoilers, but opening comments are spoiler-free. Check out my Reading Ranting page for more. “Love and other wild things” focuses on Zed, the bear shifting mayor of Mystic Bayou, and Dani, a newcomer to the area sent to investigate the mysterious rift that’s leaking energy from another dimension. We see the softer […]

  • Writing and Reading Ranting – Don’t Feel Bad I’ve Not Having Enough Time!

    Writing and Reading Ranting – Don’t Feel Bad I’ve Not Having Enough Time!

    Lately life has been getting to me, and I haven’t had much time or brainpower to write or read. It happens to all of us. I meant to post this yesterday but forgot.  Instead of huffing and getting frustrated about it, I’ve focussed on short posts for my writing blog which I’ve hashed out while […]