Blog Archives

My Quarter-Life Revelation, or Enjoy the Journey

My entire life, I’ve looked forward to turning 25. As a child, I viewed it as the final milestone to reaching “real” adulthood. At 25, you’ve been out of college for three years–long enough to get your life together and

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Fiction Blog, Musings & Bookish Things

Guest Post: Why Books Are Important From a Writer’s Perspective by Joe Baldwin

We have everything we could ever want in this cruel world. We just have to come and get it. As simple as it may seem, getting all the things what we want can be a bit tough. First off, we

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Fiction Blog, Guest Posts, Musings & Bookish Things

Month-End Update: February 2017

And so ends the too-short month of February. Fun fact (courtesy of my new Amazon Echo): apparently, February used to have more days, but the emperor Augustus stole a few for August so his namesake month wouldn’t be the shortest.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Fiction Blog, Writing Updates

New Book Release: Imperial Towers (Book of Never: 5) by Ashley Capes

It’s a great week to be a bookwormdragon! I’m excited to announce that another author and friend has a new book out. Ashley Capes writes epic fantasy, genre-blending fantasy thrillers and gorgeous poetry. He’s just released the fifth novel in

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Fiction Blog, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, & Geeky Things

New Book Release: Curiosity and the Sentient’s Oblation by Zachary Paul Chopchinski

I’m thrilled to announce that my friend and fellow independent author, Zachary Paul Chopchinski, has just released the third novel in his Gabrielle series. If you haven’t read any of the books, they follow Gabrielle as she travels through different

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Fiction Blog, Guest Posts

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Fiction Blog, Musings & Bookish Things

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Fiction Blog, Musings & Bookish Things, The Desertera Series
Fiction Fans: Join My Reader List

Two emails a month with...
1) Sneak peeks of new books
2) Behind-the-scenes content
3) First notice on special deals

button

Get your FREE booklet
100 Blogging Ideas for Fiction Writers

SIGN UP for my Writing Newsletter today!

Buy Signed Books
Click the Books tab on the menu
What I’m Reading
Tweet Me
My Instagram Feed
In honor of World Poetry Day, here's one of my favorite poems, written back in 2012.