Nominate my book!

I recently submitted my book The Taro Wish to Amazon Kindle Scout. If you enjoy reading Young Adult fantasy, and if you are into mythology and/or heist stories, then you’ll enjoy this book. It’s easy to nominate – all it takes is an Amazon account. Plus you can read it for free! Thanks 🙂 Advertisements

Writing

There is nothing better than finding a good book that completely captures you and immerses you in a make-believe world. Which is why I spent the better part of 2016 writing a young adult book, attempting to create a world that one could get lost in. However, a year is a long time to commit…

Placing Bets

It’s Here!! Placing Bets Placing Bets is now available for those in the US!  If you’re in the UK click here: About the book: Amanda is a spirited, all-American teenage girl . . . with a secret. In a desperate attempt to put things right, she makes a promise to God—one that she cannot break. Doing what is best…

Birthmother Journal: The Perfect Gift for Birth Mothers

Huffington Post recently published an article discussing tips for expectant parents considering adoption. One of these tips suggested that potential birthparents could use writing as a way to process emotions and thoughts experienced throughout the process: Writing also allows you the space and time to think about your choices, and better yet, it is something you…

5 Things I Learned About Self Publishing

Putting my book, Placing Bets, out there has been quite the learning experience. Before this year I’d never even thought about what it would take to be a published author. I had no idea what I was doing, essentially I was starting from scratch. Countless hours went into researching what approach would be best – do…

I want you to have my book for free!

I believe in giving. To celebrate my country’s Independence Day I am giving away my book for free. You can download a free copy of the ebook version from Amazon Kindle by clicking here.

My Adoption Story: More news about Placing Bets

A lot of people have asked about a print copy of my book, and I am happy to announce that a paper version if now available on Amazon.  You can get a copy by clicking here. Click below for my video about Placing Bets! If you like the video and if you want to see more…

Building an Ark – Placing Bets

I’ve just finished the final edits for the book I’ve been working on since January. As soon as I hit ‘save’ I looked at the clock (to note the official time I can say I finished the book). When I saw the time on my phone, it was 4.30pm. But what stood out to me more…

The Competition Between Me and My Step Daughter

You may think that there is family tension going on, but don’t let the title fool you. Do you want to know what this post is really about? It’s about how encouraging the gifts in another releases them to do great things . . . and, as a byproduct, it can birth a special bond between you and the person you’re…

The Voice Inside

Finding my voice: At the beginning of this year I set out to accomplish the lofty goal of writing a book.  It’s a lofty goal for several reasons: for starters I have a toddler, I also work part time and I am the wife of a pastor. But nevertheless, I pushed on and now, three months later,…