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Snatching Moments | Writer’s Life

I think I’m getting better at snatching moments. I’m a stay at home mom, and that may elicit different reactions from different people. I enjoy what I do, which involves the “work” of keeping up with my sons’ school lives and events and meetups. I don’t always cook homemade meals, and the house is rarely… Continue reading Snatching Moments | Writer’s Life

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Things to Do While Querying Your Novel: Part 2

Hello! For part two of this topic, I’m going to focus on writing and motivation. While you’re querying, keep writing! Do you have any other story ideas up your sleeve? I feel like I have too many story ideas now. That’s not the case for every writer. You might be in a slump, or still… Continue reading Things to Do While Querying Your Novel: Part 2

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Book Review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the first book I’ve read by Maggie Stiefvater, even though I’ve followed her on twitter for a long time and was a fan of her writing tips and humor. This book did not disappoint. I can clearly see how talented she… Continue reading Book Review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

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Things to Do While Querying Your Novel: Part 1

Hello everyone! After a very long writing process filled with revisions and critiques, I’m at the point where I’ve decided to finally start querying my children’s story. For the past year and a half, I’ve read all about needing patience and thick skin while querying. I’ve tried to brace myself for the journey and remind… Continue reading Things to Do While Querying Your Novel: Part 1

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Book Review: The Voyage to Magical North

The Voyage to Magical North by Claire Fayers My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow. I had this book on my tbr for awhile, and I’m so glad I finally read it. Now added to my favorites! A swashbuckling adventure, but so much more than that. I laughed. I was awed. I loved the world… Continue reading Book Review: The Voyage to Magical North

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Book Blog Tour & $25 Giveaway – Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend

BeachBoundBooks is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the children’s historical fiction book written by Cheryl Carpinello, Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend. The tour will run from July 17 – August 7, 2017.  You can read all about the adventure-filled series below! About the Book Title: Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend… Continue reading Book Blog Tour & $25 Giveaway – Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend

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Two 5 star Book Reviews: A Nearer Moon -and – The Many Reflections of Miss Jame Deming

A Nearer Moon by Melanie Crowder My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was a short read, and I loved it! I enjoyed it even more than I thought I would. The story revolves around love between two sets of sisters, and a cursed swampy area. I did enjoy the Perdita chapters more than the… Continue reading Two 5 star Book Reviews: A Nearer Moon -and – The Many Reflections of Miss Jame Deming