Tess Wakefield inherits her grandfather's logging company, but her interests lie in making and selling hats, so her fiancé convinces her to sell the company. However, when she and a school teacher head out to the logging camp in Michigan (1873), they are in a wagon accident. Only Tess is rescued alive, and her memories… Continue reading Book Review: When Love Comes My Way
Ch. 46.6 – The dark, silent night pressed in upon Eli. Then he heard a rustle. He turned his head. The tapestry on his west wall moved. For a moment, fear pounded within him. But then a small figure, cloaked in black, crept out from behind the tapestry. Eli’s whole body relaxed, weak with relief.… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 46.6 — Eli Gets a Visitor
Ch. 41.6 -- Janine reached the front hallway just as the front door opened. A single candle flickered from the lantern which hung high above the door, revealing a man dusted in snow. He entered the cave, leading a horse, then shut the door. The horse put his head down, blowing hard. Prince Eli stamped… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky — Ch. 41.6 — Prince Eli Meets his Betrothed at Last
National Novel Writing Month is almost over, and I am on the home stretch of the first draft of my book, City of the Giants. It’s been a crazy, wonderful, amazing month of writing. I love the creative flow that happens when I can just write. So far, I’ve got 68,594 words (266 pages) which… Continue reading The End is Near
I stayed up really late last night to finish Warbreaker, by Brandon Sanderson. This book was incredible! If you’ve read any of his other books, you know that Brandon’s world building is amazingly rich and complex. He does this by weaving the details of his carefully constructed fantasy world into the story, gradually revealing a… Continue reading Warbreaker
I've been writing like mad for the past week, working on my new novel -- a ghost story/ murder mystery that takes place in the same 'Gifted Ones' world as my previous book. When I finally got my head above water last night and took a deep breath, I realized I'd forgotten deadlines, skipped appointments,… Continue reading Writing is like Time Travel
Review of Fire Country by David Estes - FIVE STARS I couldn't put Fire Country down and ended up reading until very late. I loved Siena's character. Her strong voice resonated with me. As the conflict was rising in the story, I kept thinking, "Siena, what are you waiting for? Get out of there!" But… Continue reading Fire! Fire!