Aspiring Author Tools

This is going to be a super short post, but I wanted to put it out there for those of you that are clicking away on your keyboards as you put the stories running rampant in your mind on a Word document. When you get the point to where you are ready to query agents, […]

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Never Give Up

Y’all, today I feel accomplished. Today, I harbor hope in my heart as I stare at the typed papers in front of me. I finished editing my next novel, which I am pretty stoked about. *insert screaming girl who’s jumping up and down like an idiot* Yeah, definitely excited. I’ve been working on my craft […]

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Friendships & Aging – Marine Corps Style

As some of you may know, I come from a military family. I spent my life as a child moving from one place to the next every few years. I absolutely hated it at that time in my life. It isn’t easy saying good-bye to friends, then starting all over again. It might be hard […]

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Green River Lake, Kentucky

Who doesn’t like to spend the weekend relaxing? I’ve been taking the weekends to unwind from the work week and recharge my batteries, which I think is important for everyone. I spent this past Saturday at Green River Lake near the Holmes Bend Marina. Put me around nature, and I find a peace that settles […]

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Lonely Estrogen

Y’all, the testosterone in my house runneth over, and I am the lonely estrogen outcast. I feel like I have a gang of gremlins living under my roof that gang up on me. There’s ride by farting near me, which is uncool, and I 100% blame my father for it. We, my angelic self and […]

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The Dying Town Thanks You

In twenty-four hours, over 2,500 people read the post The Dying Town. The hits ranged from all over the United States, including Alaska, but also there were people reading it from Canada, Jamaica, Aruba, Spain, Vietnam, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. That’s pretty cool and it shows the power of social media and the internet. […]

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Ashyer Black – Query Letter

I’ve been pretty quiet when it comes to putting my query letter out there for people to review and see. Of course, I’m not counting any family or friends who read through it, helped edit it, and all that jazz. I love them, and I appreciate their advice, but I think they’re a little partial […]

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