About Us #NewRelease

Howdy All! Life’s been traumatic at the Town’s End, so I’m happy to bring a bit of good news to my blog. The amazing and talented Elizabeth Seckman released a book! What’s more, you can get it for free!! *squee!!!* That’s news enough to brighten this squirrel’s day, so let me do the honor of…

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Crafting a Story of Mine

My son loves Minecraft. He loves it so much, he used his allowance to buy a picture-free Minecraft-themed chapter book from the school’s book fair. We’ve read it twice. It’s terrible. The plot is nonsensical, everything is telling, and the characters flip without a believable reason. Last night, my son proposed we read it for…

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Let’s Make This Quick

I’m the first to admit I’m a verbose writer. I’ve got multiple 170+K books to prove it. Therefore, the art of writing in quick bursts with minimal words is a skill that exceeds my ability. I find it easy to craft stories when I have as many words as I want at my disposal. But…

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Plotting and Planning #IWSG

It’s the first Wednesday of the month, making it the day for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group! I’ve been all over the security map this past week, going from high to low to elated to stressed. But since there are so many emotions in my mix, I’m focusing on just one topic–the one that has…

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Just Keep Typing #IWSG

After a fun stint of troubleshooting a 403 error this morning (yay for corrupt .htaccess files), I finally have my site up and running so that I can actually post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. Thank you Raimey Gallant for catching that for me! If you saw my post last week, you know that…

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Better Than Now #YA #BookRelease

I can’t remember when I first came across C.G. Coppola, but she intrigued me from the start. For one, she used ninja in her since-retitled blog name. I mean, c’mon, how could I not be interested? But I kept returning and followed her to her current domain because A) she’s entertaining and B) she’s a…

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