Feedback from Fyrecon (Spoiler alert: It was AWESOME!)

Last weekend, I had the amazing opportunity to attend Fyrecon, a cool local convention geared towards writers, readers, artists, and gamers. It was a diamond cave of knowledge and experience, and I’m SO glad I went. Firstly, I went to a class on Spinning Wheels and Fairy Tales. I learned that the word “spinster” comes from

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You’re the Best Around: Why Cobra Kai Works

All right, all right. I’ll be the first to admit it, Mr. Darcy and I look forward to having our time after the kids shuffle to bed. We love hanging out with our girls, but it’s fun to occasionally throw a bag of popcorn in the microwave after they head to Bedfordshireland, chill out on

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Top 10 Fictional Books – These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

My Favorite Fictional Books of all Time Hey, everyone! I’m currently waiting on edits for Astraeus, getting ready for new romance releases, and working on some new things. While I have a second, I thought I’d share my ten favorite books of all time: #1 The Stand by Stephen King – Stephen King is my

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Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Hi there, Readers! All right, here’s the skinny. When You Close Your Eyes releases on May 17th with Boroughs Publishing, and to celebrate, I’m running a $25.00 gift card giveaway. The winner has their choice of either an Amazon or Barnes and Noble gift card. Enter below! I also have great news. My science fiction novel, Astraeus, has

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The Hero’s Journey in Storytelling

The monomyth is the hero’s journey, broken into three separate phases that encompass the hero’s emotional and spiritual growth from his overall experience. In his writings, Joseph Campbell described a simple formula for these rites of passage: the departure or separation of the hero, the hero’s initiation, and the return of the hero, which encompasses

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Thoughts on Death of a Salesman

Prior to writing my stage play in December, I took a trip to the library and revisited Death of a Salesman, in addition to other plays. I needed to get back into the theater swing, and the best way I knew how to do that was to immerse myself in reading great plays. I had read

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