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Ten of My Favorite Literary Couples


In honor of Valentine’s Day and all the gushy feelings it brings, I thought I’d share some of my favorite literary couples. As always when I write one of these lists, this is by no means exhaustive. Honestly, if I

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How Books Connect the World


How lucky are we as bookworms today? At any given moment, we can jump on Amazon (or another website), buy a book, and read it seconds later. Or, if you’re a paperback purist, all you have to do is wait

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Posted in Fiction Blog, Musings & Bookish Things, The Desertera Series

Month-End Update: January 2017


If you’ve followed my fiction blog for a while, you’ll know that I share updates at the end of each calendar month. In previous years, I have recapped my writing/editing progress, the books I have read or reviewed, and any

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Step Into My Office (Or, Where I Write)


As a reader, I love learning more about how my favorite books were written. Fun facts like how J.K. Rowling wrote the initial idea for Harry Potter on a napkin, or how Ernest Hemingway only wrote while standing (in a

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Guest Post: Five Favorite Fantasy & Sci-Fi Worlds by Andrew Q. Gordon


Today, I’m thrilled to welcome author Andrew Q. Gordon to my website. He shares his five favorite fantasy and science fiction worlds. After you’ve checked them out, say hi in the comments and share your own favorite literary worlds! 1)

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Indie Book Review: Winter of the Wolf by Christina Ochs


Winter of the Wolf by Christina Ochs My rating: 5 of 5 stars Winter of the Wolf is the fourth book in Christina Ochs’ Desolate Empire series. To be blunt, I have a lot of wonderful things to say about

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My 2017 New Year’s Resolutions


Welcome back to another episode of β€œKate’s ambition and optimism give her temporary insanity and delusions of invincibility.” With my first full year as a published author tucked away in the history books, I’m ready to push forward into 2017.

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