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5 questions for Laura Diamond, author of The Zodiac Collector

As many of you know, half of my life is spent writing and editing books for Spencer Hill Press. A while back I signed this awesome author, Laura Diamond, and I want to introduce you to her and her wonderful book, The Zodiac Collector, which just came out on September 23rd! Book Blurb: “For almost-16 … Continue reading »

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Work in Progress, more sketches for Bedtime for Little Owl

I’ve been recovering in bed for the past few days after having a stomach bug and then getting a kidney stone on top of that. (Yes, Mom, I’m drinking lots of water!) If you know me, you know that I don’t like sitting still— so if I wasn’t napping I was keeping my hands busy. … Continue reading »

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Bedtime for Little Owl

I am working on a new project, because I wasn’t busy enough (joking!) This book is a new challenge I’ve set for myself though. The story is about a little owl who wants to stay awake during the day and explore because the world looks so beautiful in the sunshine, but he discovers that there … Continue reading »

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Fabulous author blog hop!

I was invited to participate in the blog hop by Fabulous Author Roxanne Werner. I had the privilege of working with Roxanne as an author when I edited Real Girls Don’t Rust for Spencer Hill Press. It’s a fabulous collection of steampunk short stories. check it out, here!  Roxanne is an imaginative author with an … Continue reading »

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To Find A Wonder, sad news

I recently learned that the publisher (LLDreamspell) for To Find A Wonder is closing down due to the untimely death of one of it’s owners. She had battled cancer for a long time and apparently had a second cancer that snuck in under the radar. The two women that ran this publishing company were great … Continue reading »

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New Pattern Ordering Options on Etsy! And Beyond Bears Update

If you’ve been to my store on Etsy lately, you might have noticed that there is a new option! Now you can digitally download your pattern purchase directly from my Etsy store, and you’ll always have access to them. So, if your computer crashes or you accidently toss the file when cleaning out your hard … Continue reading »

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Meet Kirstin Pulioff, Author of The Escape of Princess Madeline

Kirstin’s favorite part of reading fantasy is the hope the stories inspire.  The ability to suspend belief for a moment, believe in dreams, know that good will always triumph over evil, that Prince Charming is waiting around the corner, and that the only type of endings are happy ones.  She loves writing fantasy because it … Continue reading »

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Meet Rebecca Hamilton, Author of The Forever Girl

Her Sweetest Downfall Her Sweetest Downfall is a short story/novella of 30,000 words. This is not a novel/full-length read, but works as a companion novel to THE FOREVER GIRL, Rebecca Hamilton’s bestselling paranormal fantasy debut. Ophelia’s been successful at hiding her true identity, until the mark of the serpent appears on her neck—a death sentence, … Continue reading »

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It’s a Book Fair! February 7 through the 10th

An online book fair! What could be better than browsing through some fabulous books without having to leave the comfort of home? Over sixty authors are participating. Perhaps you’ll find a new favorite author or book. I’ll be hosting a few wonderful authors and showcasing their books as well as hosting a cover contest for … Continue reading »

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The Knight, my short story published in Rose Red Review

Rose Red Review is published online four times a year, in homage to the passing season. In fairy tales, the future is unknown, often summarized by the vague phrase “happily ever after,” but each character is influenced by his or her past, and we, like the characters, live in the moment as we read their … Continue reading »

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