The Story Behind M.L. Tarpley’s “Maylie and the Maze”

K.A.:M.L. Tarpley is on the blog today talking about her new release, Maylie and the Maze—a middle-grade fiction story aimed at readers in grades 3-7. Welcome, M.L.! Before we launch into all the behind-the-scene fun, tell us about Maylie and the Maze. M.L.:Maylie and the Maze is middle grade realistic fiction and the first bookContinue reading “The Story Behind M.L. Tarpley’s “Maylie and the Maze””

INKTOBER: Rocket

October is INKTOBER! INKTOBER is a drawing prompt challenge that takes place during the entire month of October—just for fun. Look for a drawing and a story each Friday. Are you INKTOBER-ING? Drop a line in the comments about where you’re sharing your INKTOBER prompts. Today’s Prompt: Rocket I wrote the following story a fewContinue reading “INKTOBER: Rocket”

A Review of “The Edge of Everywhen”

Piper and Phoenix’s father went missing two years ago. Now, after the death of their mother, they must move in with a rigid and wealthy aunt they’ve only met once. Isolated by distance and a lack of cell service and Wi-Fi, the children seek new ways to occupy their time, including snooping around their aunt’sContinue reading “A Review of “The Edge of Everywhen””

Top Ten Features and Book Reviews

As the weather grows colder, it seems like a great time to grab a warm drink and snuggle up with a book. And who doesn’t need a moment or two to step away and unwind? To maximize your time and make it easier for you to find your next read, I’ve complied a list belowContinue reading “Top Ten Features and Book Reviews”

Midnight Sun

From August 3rd to August 16th, I’ll be participating in Story Embers’ Support the Writing Community Challenge. (Use the link to visit their website to learn more and join in.) #SupportTheWritingCommunityChallenge Midnight Sun is here! Several years ago, Stephenie Meyers began writing a version of the first Twilight book from Edward’s perspective. But when itContinue reading “Midnight Sun”