Spine Study: What the Wind Knows

An Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestseller. In an unforgettable love story, a woman’s impossible journey through the ages could change everything… Anne Gallagher grew up enchanted by her grandfather’s stories of Ireland. Heartbroken at his death, she travels to his childhood home to spread his ashes. There, overcome with memories of the man she adored and […]

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Top 5 Wednesday :: Book Ripples

Sometimes books do this magical thing and suggest another book to you. Maybe it’s a common theme or a vibe, writing style similarities, or a quote an author used in a prologue – but you’re drawn to the second piece of literature. I call this a ripple effect. And some of my FAVORITE books in […]

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Preptober :: Character Sketch

“It’s never a pleasure to hang a woman,” the man drawled atop the gallows. Between the muddy streets and the dripping slats, sunlight seemed to dance over his silver hair like ripples of creek water. Polished boots squeaked with each step as he paced and crowed across the huddled crowd, voice rich in the sullen […]

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NaNoWriMo :: Preptober

Things are ’bout to get real shifty ’round here for the next couple months and I couldn’t possibly be more excited. I committed to 2018’s NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) challenge, as of this week, and have begun Preptober in earnest. As of now, I have: Chosen my genre Picked a story idea Announced said idea on […]

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Spine Study :: Enemy Women

I had this goal, awhile back, to read more books set in Missouri, especially local areas. All in all, Missouri is a state rich with history – a popular travel and trade hub throughout the development of the United States, beautiful landscapes marred by scars from the Civil War, and a culture much its own. […]

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#Prompt Post :: Village Attack

Prompt : Introduce a sibling rivalry. “I have three horses dead. Torn to shreds. Bits and pieces of bone and flesh scattered across a mile radius. There was more than one creature this time, milord,” the man stated, gazing up at my half-brother. The farmer’s voice echoed in the stone hall as I studied him; […]

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