Announcements · Self-Publishing

Release Day!

Welp, here it is. Release day for book two, Amazon in Darkness. Can you believe it? I sure can. Release day comes with a strange set of feelings. The biggest one is excitement, of course. This thing that’s been living inside of you that only a few others have gotten a chance to see before… Continue reading Release Day!


Book Two Coming At You!

IT’S HAPPENING! (Cue a gif of people running around in scared chaos…) Yes, my lovelies it’s really happening. Amazon in Darkness, book two of the Amazons of Themyscira series, is set to be released on February 1, 2024. For those of you who have been anxiously awaiting the sequel to Amazon in Exile, this one… Continue reading Book Two Coming At You!

Announcements · Events

I’m a Real Live Person, I Swear!

Now that book one is out the door (Amazon in Exile, have you read it yet???) and revisions for book two are well on their way, it’s time to conquer a new milestone. Yes, if you can believe it, this introverted person that prefers books to humans has signed up for not one, but TWO… Continue reading I’m a Real Live Person, I Swear!


Release day is finally HERE!!!!!

Oh, my God! Can you believe it? Yes, you read that right, today is the day that Amazon in Exile is finally released for the world to read. This book has been a long time coming. (I’m pretty sure I started it five years ago, but don’t quote me on that.) In case you’re one… Continue reading Release day is finally HERE!!!!!

Recommendations · Self-Publishing

Cover Art

I’m going to let you in on a not-so-hidden secret. I am IN LOVE with the cover for my new book, Amazon in Exile. I may have even squealed when I saw it come in from the designer for the first time. Seriously. It’s possible it was only audible to my dogs… But how did… Continue reading Cover Art

Self-Publishing · Traditional Publishing

Starting Fresh

Hey there out in reader land. You may (or may not) have realized that I’ve been a bit absent lately and haven’t posted a new blog entry in… oh, say, three years. There are reasons for that—reasons that have to do with “real life” and “jobs” and “moving across the country…three times”. During that time,… Continue reading Starting Fresh

Motivation · Querying

On Rejection…

As anyone who who is a creative person or artist knows from experience, putting your work in front of others can be a terrifying experience. You spend days, months, or even years creating this thing that you love. You pour your heart and soul (and some sweat and tears) into it. You polish it, make… Continue reading On Rejection…


The Stages of Querying

As far as I can tell, there are at least six stages in the agent querying process. There may be more, for all I know, as I’m still only part of the way down the list, but from what I can tell the stages go something like this: Send your first query letter Receive your… Continue reading The Stages of Querying

Querying · Recommendations · Self-Publishing · Traditional Publishing

The Fear of Querying

I used to think that there was this great canyon that divided the published authors from the unpublished authors. That those authors that had successfully brought a book into the world and into the hands of actual readers were on one side (far, far away) and I and my unpublished compatriots were on the other.… Continue reading The Fear of Querying


The Blinking Cursor on the Blank Page

I’m sure every writer has been there. You’re drained. You don’t want write. In fact, you don’t want to do anything at all. But you’ve told yourself you must. Perhaps you set yourself a word count goal for the day, or you aim to write a specific number of days per week, or maybe you… Continue reading The Blinking Cursor on the Blank Page