My latest battle with the ‘Zon #kdp #amazon #amazonkdp #ridiculous

I frequently have issues with Amazon flagging my indie books because I have the same pen name as another author, but this latest time takes the cake. The last ten months has been a near constant battle with Amazon, and I have honestly never wanted to stop publishing more because of it. But I do … Continue reading My latest battle with the ‘Zon #kdp #amazon #amazonkdp #ridiculous

It’s summer! — well, almost

You know what one fun thing is about having a kid in school and in kindergarten? He has no understanding of normal school things.  We've switched Spidey through a lot of daycares, some by choice, others not. His first one closed about 9 months after he started there, closing the whole business. The second one … Continue reading It’s summer! — well, almost

Indigo: Blues is here! #wlw #lesfic #smalltown #lesbianromance #slowburn

Indigo: Blues released this month, and I've been amazed at how well it's doing. Readers truly are what makes this entire process of publishing worth it in the end. There's a whole lot of frustrations that comes with it, but sharing stories, that's where the joy is. I wrote this book over a year ago, and one … Continue reading Indigo: Blues is here! #wlw #lesfic #smalltown #lesbianromance #slowburn

Back to therapy I go…and progress I will make…

I make it no secret that I have been to therapy in my past. I haven't been to individual therapy since I was in college. Not for lack of trying. The last few individual therapists I've tried have been awful and so not worth my time or money.In fact, as soon as I confessed to one what I … Continue reading Back to therapy I go…and progress I will make…

Snow days and sledding!

We've had a couple snow days in the last few months. Most of them have been virtual learning days, which with a Kindergartner is a total blast. NOT. Kinder kids haven't been issue iPads by the district, so his teacher usually sends home her lesson plan, exactly, with the times we're supposed to do everything.I … Continue reading Snow days and sledding!

Grace Halling is coming back! #lesfic #wlw #sapphic #sleuth

A kid with no name, an investigation into her unit, and her family in crisis.This case is the oddest one Detective Grace Halling has ever had. The missing is found, yet four years into the case and no one has made any progress in solving it. With the head of Internal Affairs hot on her tail, Grace must dodge … Continue reading Grace Halling is coming back! #lesfic #wlw #sapphic #sleuth

Indigo B&B – a series I said I’d never write

I never thought I would write a romance series, but when I started looking in how to market better, it made sense, honestly. Next up, I had to figure out how the series was going to work out. Indigo B&B is a series of 5 books, Indigo: Nights being the second in the series. Each book focuses on different main … Continue reading Indigo B&B – a series I said I’d never write

We’re about to get religious…hold onto your hats

For anyone who has read my books, you know that I push boundaries and write about subjects that often are considered taboo or topics that are difficult and heavy.  I live in a world where these topics are my life. I'm a minister. This is normal to me, and quite frankly, I believe it is … Continue reading We’re about to get religious…hold onto your hats

Agent Morgan Stone to return in July! #wlw #crimemystery #thriller

I have always loved crime, mystery, thriller. Anything of that sort. Agent Morgan Stone is no exception to that rule. When I first wrote Stone's Mistake, it was based on a short story that I'd written for submission in an anthology back in 2015.For the following five years, I wanted to expand on that short story, and … Continue reading Agent Morgan Stone to return in July! #wlw #crimemystery #thriller

Indigo: Blues #coverreveal #preorder #wlw #lesfic

This book blossomed because I had one flipping scene in my head, and that scene didn't even end up in the book until chapter fifteen, but boy did I love writing it.  I had a few goals and challenges to myself with this book. I wanted to write a slow burn (totally accomplished), and I … Continue reading Indigo: Blues #coverreveal #preorder #wlw #lesfic

Marketing Frenzy #amwriting #indie #ireadindies

I have long neglected this blog. I hope to stop that, but as marketing comes and goes with the events of a new release, I fear the blog is low on the priority list for me. It has been since July...which is shocking. So much has happened since then. Love Burns released August 17th. Release … Continue reading Marketing Frenzy #amwriting #indie #ireadindies

The Eira Ghost is Here #fairytaleretelling #lesfic #wlw #paranormalromance

My daughter, "Sister," and I modeling two paperbacks of Eira. She's much better at modeling than I am. Eira is FINALLY here. This story and I have been through the ringer. I originally plotted it out in 2015 when I became obsessed with Frozen, well, after I became obsessed. I really wanted Elsa to get the girl, and … Continue reading The Eira Ghost is Here #fairytaleretelling #lesfic #wlw #paranormalromance

#ROW80 update and progress on goals

This has been a crazy hard month for us, started really end of January, and it's looking to continue to be another rough month. My spouse was fired, we're switching kids' daycare because of abuse issues, I've been sick with some cold, stomach bug through the house, COVID never ends. That's legit just the … Continue reading #ROW80 update and progress on goals

Open when you get fired… #loveletters #openwhen

Oh love, My heart breaks for you. This isn't what you wanted or what I wanted. And it is completely out of our hands. Let me hold you, love. Let me hold you while you cry, while you curse, while you run worries around your head so much that you don't know where to begin … Continue reading Open when you get fired… #loveletters #openwhen

Glorious Day by Skye Kilaen #amreading #review #lesfic #scifi @skyekilaen

I read this novella earlier this month, and I have to say, I was pretty impressed. There are quite a few twists and turns in it. It's got the perfect amount of plot for a novella. Check it out and my review.   The bodyguard is a traitor. The princess is her one true love. … Continue reading Glorious Day by Skye Kilaen #amreading #review #lesfic #scifi @skyekilaen

Bright and Early morning in the Smith household #ROW80 #Amwriting #Lesfic

My kids have gotten in the bad habit of waking up super early in the mornings, thus my morning writing time has become very short. Which has been a struggle, not going to lie. I've been struggling with this book on my writing list that I need to get done. I've honestly avoided it for … Continue reading Bright and Early morning in the Smith household #ROW80 #Amwriting #Lesfic

A Jade’s Diamond by Char Dafoe #bookreview #enby #nonbinary #wlw #romance

Back in December I agreed to read a book. SHOCKING, I know. I'm a slow reader, and I almost didn't agree to read this because it was a tight deadline, but I couldn't withstand the pull of two enby characters falling in love on the page. So, let's recap. This book releases TODAY! You can … Continue reading A Jade’s Diamond by Char Dafoe #bookreview #enby #nonbinary #wlw #romance

Stone’s Mistake (Agent Morgan Stone 1) COVER REVEAL #amreading #lesfic

Today, I'm officially revealing the cover for Stone's Mistake (Agent Morgan Stone #1). This book. This book, you guys. I can't even. I love it. It's a fuller expansion from a short story I wrote in 2015 called "A Blizzard's Blow" in an anthology titled Young Love, Old Hearts. I have wanted to expand this … Continue reading Stone’s Mistake (Agent Morgan Stone 1) COVER REVEAL #amreading #lesfic