Editor Interview: Common Bonds Anthology

Hello, friends! Today I’m proud to welcome two of my friends and favorite authors, Claudie Arseneault and RoAnna Sylver, to talk about their next project – the Common Bonds Anthology! Common Bonds is an upcoming anthology of speculative short stories and poetry featuring aromantic characters. At the heart of this collection are the bonds that impact our lives from beginning…

January 2019 Wrap Up

Books I Read: Dragon Pearl – Yoon Ha Lee | Sounds Like Me – Sara Bareilles | Descendant of the Crane – Joan He | Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge – Paul Krueger | Unmarriageable – Soniah Kamal | Our Year of Maybe – Rachel Lynn Solomon | His Cocky Valet – Cole McCade…

Make Hiring a Special Guest Easy

As some of y’all know, I’ve been planning a wedding for…. let’s just say a while now. One thing that’s important to a lot of weddings is the music. If you are looking to hire someone for a party or special event, it can be difficult to figure out exactly how to make that happen.…

Review: A Hidden Hope by Laura Ambrose

Natalie and El used to be writing critique partners, sharing their work chapter by chapter. Falling in love off-page was like the next part of the story. But after a huge falling out, three years have passed in bitter silence. When they both appear at a science fiction convention in London, Natalie, a struggling writer,…

Monday Mini Reviews: 1/14

This week, I am back with more mini reviews! These are more of my reads over my surgery/holiday break. I had some last week as well! Prom Queen Perfect – Clarisse David YA Romance Enemies to Lovers Emma Retelling Emma is one of my favorite classics to read/watch retellings of. I love seeing Emma become a…

Writing Resources: Spreadsheets

There are all kinds of tools out there for writers. Personally, I’m a fan of spreadsheets, as you’ll have seen in last week’s Blogging Resources post! Here’s some of what I use and thought would be useful for other writers! Tools For Writers This spreadsheet set is one that I look forward to finding every…

Monday Mini Reviews: 1/7

While I was down from my surgery, there wasn’t a whole lot I could do. However, I could hold my phone and read. Thanks to the pain and the medicines I was on, I kept falling asleep mid-page. However, that didn’t stop me from enjoying the many, many romances I read! Here are mini reviews…

2019 New Years Goals

The new year is a great time to make plans for changes you want to make. I personally use it as time to re-evaluate what I’ve done the year before, and how I want to change my lifestyle and goals going forward! As usual, I’ve decided to share this with all of you folks because…

December 2018 Wrap Up

It’s the end of the year, and good riddance, I say. This year has been so jam-packed full of, well, everything that I’m ready for a semblance of a fresh start in the new year. I had my carpal tunnel surgery and am healing well. The doctor confirmed that I definitely needed the surgery afterward,…

Review: The Prince and Her Dreamer

Clara feels stifled by the life that’s been planned out for her, and clings to her only hope that something more might be possible: a mysterious book given to her by her Uncle Drosselmeyer, that recounts the tales of the magnificent warrior woman known as the Red Prince. Decades ago, Drosselmeyer trapped the Red Prince…

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A Simkiss Christmas

Christmas is probably my favorite holiday of all time. The food, the family, the gifts, and of course, the Christmas Tree!  When I saw that Terri Steffes was hosting Christmas Trees on Parade this year at Christmas Tree Lane, I couldn’t resist joining.  Unfortunately, my wrist issues mean that I likely won’t be putting up…