May Wrap Up

May was a month of anniversaries for me. To start the month off, May 1 was the anniversary of moving to Virginia three years ago with the love of my life. May 12 was said love of my life’s 28th birthday, which he celebrated with friends. Last but not least, May 25 was the anniversary…

Review: Stage Dreams by Melanie Gillman

In this rollicking queer western adventure, acclaimed cartoonist Melanie Gillman (Stonewall Award Honor Book As the Crow Flies) puts readers in the saddle alongside Flor and Grace, a Latinx outlaw and a trans runaway, as they team up to thwart a Confederate plot in the New Mexico Territory. When Flor–also known as the notorious Ghost Hawk–robs…

Writing Resources: Images

Whether you are an author, a blogger or just someone who likes to make collages or aesthetics, finding images that are appropriately licensed for your needs is important. If you want to use a stock image for a book cover, it HAS to be licensed for commercial use. If you are just using these for…

Monday Mini Reviews: 4/15

It’s been a while since I did any of these, but this post has been sitting in my drafts for more than a month, so it’s About Time, don’t you think? The Dead – Cal Matthews I picked this up on Kindle Unlimited and thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s got zombies, vampires, inexplicable magic and an…

March Wrap Up

This month has been busy and great! I got to help my best friend move into her first place of her own, got food poisoning for the first time (do not recommend!), and released a full-length novel! Y’all’s support for me and A KNIGHT TO REMEMBER has been honestly astonishing. I’m not gonna share a…

Rec List: Autism Pride Month Book Bingo

Becca from BeccasBookRealm is hosting Autism Pride Month Book Bingo this April and I was so excited, I had to make a recommendation list! Here are some that either I’ve read or have been recommended by readers I trust! I hope they serve as well for you! Ownvoices Representation Failure to Communicate Series – Kaia…

The Blog Glo-Up Tag

So, yesterday was the sixth anniversary of CandidCeillie being in existence. Which is WILD. In honor of that, I’m doing the tag that my friend Wendy created and tagged me in! Rules:  Credit the original creator, whatthelog! Answer the questions! Tag as many or as few people as you like! Why did you create your blog? …

February Wrap Up

This month has been an Adventure, y’all. I’m finally getting back to normal with work and my wrist, and very soon, I’ll have another novel out for you to read! A KNIGHT TO REMEMBER Ser Genevieve, lady knight and heir to the Duchy of Teagan, has been chosen as part of the prince’s honor guard…