[Scribbler] Six Helpful Tips for Editing Your First Draft

Hi all, happy Friday! Today I’m sharing a blog post I wrote for Scribbler a few months ago. If you’ve finished writing an early draft of your story and don’t know where to start editing, check out my list of six suggestions to get the ball rolling. Thanks for reading!

Flash Fiction: Thanksgiving Excerpt from THE LAST MCNARY

Happy day after Thanksgiving for all who celebrate! Over on Instagram yesterday, I posted about the book I’m most thankful I read in 2020 (Stalking Jack the Ripper series by Kerri Maniscalco) and talked about why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday (hint: food)! See post below. I also shared a few writing snippets in my […]

[Luna Station Quarterly] Gothic Tales and Their Villians

Halloween may be over, but if you’re missing spooky season, I’m excited to share my newest blog post for Luna Station Quarterly with you! Luna Station Quarterly is an online blog and magazine promoting stellar short fiction by women-identified writers. My new column, Girl of Words, will feature opinion pieces and reviews of upcoming Adult […]

Guest Writer | Crossover Flash Fiction

I am super excited to share a piece I received over the weekend from a close friend and wonderful writer, Kayla Whittle. Every October, she writes custom 1000 word stories for her patrons and she knocked mine out of the park! I had to share it here with y’all. PS – if you’re interested in […]

[Scribbler] Tips for Querying Lit Agents, Part 2

The second installment of my two-part series on “Tips for Querying Lit Agents” is live on Scribbler’s blog! Feel free to read it now: Tips for Querying Literary Agents Every Writer Must Know – Part 2. Haven’t read part one yet? No problem, you can read it here! Check out the blog post on their site […]

[Scribbler] Tips for Querying Lit Agents, Part 1

Are you in the #querytrenches or about to embark on your querying journey? Maybe you’re editing but starting to think about the next step. If so, I’d love to share the lessons I’ve learned on my querying journey with you. I’m thrilled to share my first in a two-part series for Scribbler’s blog: Tips for […]

Meet My Leading Ladies

This was a Christmas present from my husband (aka, The Best Husband In The Universe). I’ve wanted this piece since I first started writing, when it was just Stenne and I. However, our girl gang has grown by three a (until I think up another series and we grow by one more). I’d love to […]

“Lifel1k3” by Jay Kristoff

Good morning, y’all! I am so excited to be reviewing Jay Kristoff’s Lifel1k3 today. It was recommended to me by a friend (@l.k.middlebrook.writes on Instagram – go follow her!) and I could not be more thankful for the recommendation. I would absolutely recommend this book to others – I just gave it to my mom, […]

Bethany Beach Books: The Book Drop

Hi friends! In exchange for a review, Bethany Beach Books was kind enough to send me a sample of their subscription box! And WOW guys it was so wonderful! I am so excited to review The Book Drop from Bethany Beach Books! A few basics about the subscription: First, the box came SUPER fast! I […]