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I Applaud Young Readers

My title may mislead but I promise there's an explanation. This thought just hit me by the way so I apologize in advance if I didn't get my point across. So, I was born in the late eighties and I basically consider myself a 90s kid. Because that's when I really got to come into… Continue reading I Applaud Young Readers

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I Go Off The Radar on Weekends

A few years back, I would admit that I was a slave to notifications, always checking my apps, always looking to see if my comment was liked or commented on by peers or family. I've never been a crazy picture poster as I have always valued my privacy, but I did post more than I… Continue reading I Go Off The Radar on Weekends

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Captive Rebel by Erin McDermott|Book Review

Book title: Captive Rebel (The allegiance book 1) Author: Erin McDermott Rating:⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Synopsis: Destined to be enemies, bound by fate... Prince Ariston rules over the Allegiant - an elite faction favored by the Greek Gods. Separated from his family at a young age, he became a prisoner to the rebellion. Marylyn O'Conner is a rebel,… Continue reading Captive Rebel by Erin McDermott|Book Review

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The Obsession by Nora Roberts| Book Review

Book Title: The Obsession Author: Nora Roberts Genre: Romance/Thriller/Suspense Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Synopsis - At 12 yrs old, Naomi Bowes followed her father into the woods one night and stumbled upon a shocking & disturbing truth. From that moment, life would never be the same for Naomi, her mother, and her brother, Mason. Years later, Naomi's… Continue reading The Obsession by Nora Roberts| Book Review

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A Day in the Life of a Freelance Writer

Currently I've developed a schedule that I roughly follow daily, and it appears to be helping.  It's also a great addition that my kids are getting older and can keep themselves busy for longer periods of time. I assume this gets better with time. It's still on a day to day basis with me, how… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Freelance Writer

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Working from Home| Storytime

After the birth of my first daughter, I think what bothered me most was being a full time stay at home mom. Of course, both my husband and me decided that it was best for our situation as we don't have any family close by to help out and I was not about to put… Continue reading Working from Home| Storytime

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What Really Hinders My Writing Progress

I've been writing for as long as I can remember, poetry, short stories, journals. Those are the places where my love of writing really took birth. I've always been scared to let people read my work, not because of self-doubt but because of bullying. Me, writing diligently to get my story out appears as a… Continue reading What Really Hinders My Writing Progress

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Let’s talk Clean Romance| Writing Fiction

Do you enjoy reading clean and wholesome romance? I'm writing one. It's a holiday romance inspired by my love of cheesy Hallmark movies around the holidays. There's nothing religious about any aspect of my book, just a fun, heart-warming journey and romance that occurs in the life of my protagonist. Growing up in a very… Continue reading Let’s talk Clean Romance| Writing Fiction

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How to Write A Book Review

While most book bloggers and book reviewers out there write awesome and informative reviews, I've seen multiple discussions about how book reviews are done. In one of my writer groups, I've seen authors say they won't read reviews because they put them off or make them feel a certain way. While I respect authors' decisions… Continue reading How to Write A Book Review

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What Happened on Halloween + Nanowrimo???

My kids are relatively small and this trick or treating thing is new to me but year after year I get better. After school, the two year old and I picked up the four year old and off we went. Initially I was spazzing out about trick or treating for the first time on my… Continue reading What Happened on Halloween + Nanowrimo???