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Friday Five

I’d like to kick off this week’s Friday Five Grats with a MAJOR thank you to the extremely talented Jodi Britten.  Jodi is a talented artist who just “gets me”.  For instance, I can reach out to her with a

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There is a certain amount of humility that comes along with moving almost 2,000 miles away from the part of the country you’ve lived most of your life. Packing up what you think are the essentials and driving cross-country, perhaps

Redefining Importance

Photo Credit: Despite an abrupt push into adulthood – and let me be clear from the beginning that this was of my own volition, my parents didn’t give me any ultimatums at 16 – I’ve reached far beyond what anyone’s

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90 Days

Wow, there’s been crickets here lately, huh? I promise you that the silence has been neither intentional nor without good reason.  I’ve spent the last few months getting adjusted to a new job, staring at two manuscripts in progress without

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All Those Yesterdays

By the time you find yourself reading this, I will have hit a fairly significant milestone. Exactly one year ago, I took a deep sigh and looked upon the empty bottle with mixed emotions.  I felt fear.  Longing.  Sadness.  Disgust.

Blog Tour – SM Spencer

I want to preface this entire post with the fact that from the very first line of SM Spencer’s Absent Shadows Trilogy, I was hooked.  I mean, I devoured the entire three-book series in a matter of as many days.  And

Legend of the Walking Dead by Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko

Two months ago, I succeeded in getting my publishing house to not only lower the cost of the Kindle edition of my book: Legend of the Walking Dead: Igbo Mythologies, but this was possible because I had to re-do the

Blog Tour – Jan Hawke

For those of you who have known me for a while, you know that there is a special place in my heart for Africa.  When I was working on my undergraduate degree, everyone asked me what the heck I’d even

Rave Reviews Book Club – An Author’s Perspective

When I launched my first novel, The Place We Went to Yesterday, back in November of last year, I had no idea what to expect.  I had no author platform.  I had no experience doing anything like this.  I thought, naively,

Blood Moon Rising featuring Kat Gracey

Kat Gracey is a British writer who writes about her two favorite supernatural creatures – witches and werewolves. Her first novel, Werewolves of Eden: Wild Things featured Cheyenne Martin, the daughter of a werewolf hunter. She wants to follow in