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”

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”

A Review of J.M. Hackman’s “Burn”

*Note: While this review does not reveal the ending, it does contain spoilers.* The final book in The Firebrand Chronicles, Burn, reveals a darker side to our teenage hero, Brenna James, and delves deeper into the Jasper Territory’s history. Brenna’s people have been forced to seek refuge in another land as Rune’s control now encompassesContinue reading “A Review of J.M. Hackman’s “Burn””

Guest Post: Writing a Series by J.M. Hackman

J.M. Hackman is on the blog today! She’s the author of the Firebrand Chronicles, a portal fantasy series for teens. The final book in the series, Burn, releases on May 26th. J.M.’s graciously offered to share her experience writing a series from start to finish. Please welcome J.M. Hackman! When I first started writing Spark,Continue reading “Guest Post: Writing a Series by J.M. Hackman”