The Trigger Warning Debate is Back

The term "Trigger Warning" has been controversial in the literary world since (roughly) 2018. Readers have been demanding a list of book content to keep them from spiraling into the darkened confines of their emotional and mental psyche. Likewise, some authors prefer to keep their work in the dark, stating that listing possible issues in… Continue reading The Trigger Warning Debate is Back

Me With My Family

I have always hated the idea of calling a divorced family "broken". I recognize that not every child gets a fairly calm experience when their parents divorce, but I did. I do not remember my parents ever being married. Never have I felt unloved by my mother or father. I have never felt like a… Continue reading Me With My Family

There’s More to Writing Than Pen to Paper

Writing is easily one of the most time-consuming activities a person can do. It isn't easy crafting a world. You have more than likely spent countless hours thinking of what you are going to write before even writing. There may have been times when a family member or friend calls you out on doing nothing,… Continue reading There’s More to Writing Than Pen to Paper

It’s a New Dawn, A New Day, A New Year and I’m Feeling Good

  Happy New Year! Let's be real here, I love new year's day. There is something uplifting about reflecting over the past twelve months and setting goals for the future. I love challenging myself and have on many occasions added more to the proverbial plate than I should. In many ways, that's how my 2021… Continue reading It’s a New Dawn, A New Day, A New Year and I’m Feeling Good

Preorder Available: The Rose of Rudolph Canyon by Casia Pickering

  Coming out on November 24, 2021, The Rose of Rudolph Canyon is a spooky sapphic Christmas romance with all the sweetness a Christmas cookie can afford. Check out the blurb, Preorder on Amazon ($0.99 until December 26th), and add this beauty to your Goodreads. Believe me, you're going to love Andrea and Marian. And fall… Continue reading Preorder Available: The Rose of Rudolph Canyon by Casia Pickering


  Cafe' Reads is being released! Tomorrow, August 10, 2021, the short story anthology will be live on Amazon. You can get it on ebook for $0.99, but watch out! The price will jump to $2.99 on September 11. If you'd rather get the paperback, it will be live on August 10, 2021, for $9.99. That… Continue reading RELEASE DAY IS TOMORROW!

Blog Tour Sign-Up!

I have some great news! On August 10th, Cafe' Reads will be released. Cafe' Reads is an anthology featuring stories from previous anthologies I was in and a few others that haven't been seen yet. I have asked Silver Dagger Book Tours to set up a blog tour and the sign-up link is here. The blog tour is set… Continue reading Blog Tour Sign-Up!

Goodbye, 2020. Hello, 2021!

By the time you read this, the new year would have begun. 2020 has been a year of pain, struggle, hate, and love. We can all honestly say that this year was difficult for everyone. But, let's look at the small positives (and I do mean small): more and more people are recognizing the struggles… Continue reading Goodbye, 2020. Hello, 2021!

Book Promotion (NEW RELEASE): Be Free by T.S. Woolard

Be Free By TS Woolard The Southern Tale Spinner is back with a cult unlike any other. Most who leave behind their lives and make a break for Green Bay Community in Green Bay, West Africa believed to be leaving behind a world riddled with ungodly temptations and sinful lusts. Upon committing to the sanctuary… Continue reading Book Promotion (NEW RELEASE): Be Free by T.S. Woolard

YouTube Notes: Different Fiction Formulas

In case you didn't know, I have a YouTube channel. I am still trying to learn how to make videos and what kind of content I want to dive deep into, but currently, I am doing writing tips. A part of this is because I love talking about writing and I feel I may have… Continue reading YouTube Notes: Different Fiction Formulas