Category: writing

Literary Love

This past weekend was the Literary Love Savannah book event in Savannah, GA. This was my first book convention and for three days I was non-stop going and it was a blast. We got into Savannah on Wednesday evening with the activities starting first thing Thursday morning. First, hubs and I took advantage of some free time and walked River Street and getting some … Read More Literary Love

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BOOK REVIEW: Elven Jewel by Kasper Beaumont

Blurb: This fantasy adventure begins when the magical continent of Reloria is threatened by cruel, scaly invaders called Vergai from the wastelands of Vergash. These invaders are barbaric and are intent on destroying the protective elven forcefield and conquering peaceful Reloria. The Vergais’ plan is to steal the Elven Jewel which is the key to the Relorian defence system. Halfling friends Randir and Fendi … Read More BOOK REVIEW: Elven Jewel by Kasper Beaumont

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Giveaways Happening Now

Up For Grabs 2 General Admission Tickets Mayhem in the Midwest in Madison, WI Sept 22, 2018! and  2 General Admission Tickets East Texas Book Bash in Tyler, TX!   You have until July 31, 2018, to get your entries in! Winners will be chosen by Rafflecopter selection and notified by email. Entrants are responsible for responding to correspondence on how to redeem their free … Read More Giveaways Happening Now

Meet the authors in Savannah

To all those in the Savannah area that loves to read… time is running out to get signed up for the Literary Love Savannah event with tons of authors from a variety of genres. Lunches, dinners, balls, parties all with us authors! You will be getting so much from us as gifts and prizes but the biggest thing is you’ll get to spend time with … Read More Meet the authors in Savannah

BABIT (Houston, TX)

On Wednesday, a fellow author reached out to be about attending the Books are Bigger in Texas Author Event being held in Houston, Texas asking if I wanted to attend. What girl could refuse a well known event, especially when she had no other plans for the weekend?! So I went. The event was held in the 1940 Air Terminal Museum and was very … Read More BABIT (Houston, TX)

Promises, promises

Many times when the new year rings in we tend to make resolutions and promises of change that never come about. Well… I for one did make a promise to myself to make a change AND I kept it! I changed my website to make it more mobile friendly and I changed three of my book covers. Makeover Madness was happening in my home … Read More Promises, promises

Favorite Photo

Week 2 prompt for #52ancestors is a favorite photo. I thought long and hard about what I thought my favorite family photo was. This was a true inner struggle.  I first considered photos of my grandparents (either side), (below is Vera and Cecil Dyess together, Vera Dyess ) (I couldn’t locate photos of my maternal grandparents to share in time of this post)     … Read More Favorite Photo

Genealogy and Words

Over the last few years, I have slowly begun to dive into the genealogy of my family. Years ago, my mother worked an endless number of hours gathering data, researching documents, and joining organizations to learn more about our history. Not just hers or mine but that of our family! I’m blessed to have all her research even if much of it is only … Read More Genealogy and Words

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Calastan Cocktail Creation Contest

Whew, that title is a bit of a mouthful! But yes, it’s true! I am holding a contest for anyone to enter to help me create a (non-alcoholic) cocktail drink based on the plants and items in Calastan. You also get to help name it!   This drink will be showcased at the Literary Love Savannah Author Convention (LLS) July 26 -29, 2018 along with … Read More Calastan Cocktail Creation Contest

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International Literacy Day

UNESCO International Literacy Day 2017 8th September 2017 The theme for this year is “Reading the Past, Writing the Future” “The world has changed since 1966 – but our determination to provide every woman and man with the skills, capacities, and opportunities to become everything they wish, in dignity and respect, remains as firm as ever. Literacy is a foundation to build a more … Read More International Literacy Day

BOOK REVIEW: Embers of Fire from Ally Shields

Description   A chilling prophecy. A child in danger.   Following the defeat of the vampire elders, Guardian fire witch Arianna Calin and vampire prince Andreas De Luca are considering moving to his estates in Italy to raise their daughter in its idyllic setting. As if being descended from two powerful witch bloodlines wasn’t challenging enough, Rayne was born with a mysterious star tattoo on her … Read More BOOK REVIEW: Embers of Fire from Ally Shields

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Eyes are the window to the soul?

Eyes are the window to the soul??? Many times I am complimented that I look much younger than I am… That I have beautiful eyes… That I am a strong woman and other nice compliments about my personality. But today I was told that although I looked younger in my face my eyes said that I was battling inner wars (not just one either). I … Read More Eyes are the window to the soul?

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