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    Release Day Party: Garden of Ravens

    Poetry book is out today!! πŸ˜€ To celebrate, I thought it would be fun to go over the different sections and talk about them or whatever. ^_^ I organized things in a way that I thought would make sense or at least a way that made sense in my head. If you’ve been around the cafe for a while or have read any of my books, you might recognize a few poems, as everything that’s published on this blog or in a novel are also in this book. That might account for maybe ten poems, but they’re here. I’ve mentioned that I write song lyrics for fun sometimes, so some…

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    Release Day Party: House of Falling Embers :D

    GUYS!!! I’m soΒ excited to have another book releasing out into the world today!! ^_^ All the information and links and such will be down below. In the meantime, I wanted to chat about the Creative Well, because my birthday book was born out of an overflowing creative river, so it’s totally appropriate. πŸ˜€ The well or river or whatever you want to call it is like the energy source for a writer, right? We fill it with books we love and awesome movies and tv shows, and when it’s overflowing, words are everywhere! But if we don’t fill it with the right fuel, the muse is moody – or gone…

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    Release Day Party: Whisper!

    To celebrate the release of my third book baby πŸ˜€ I decided to make a list of some things I made notes for that never made it into the book. πŸ˜€ One: Wallace Enterprises I had planned a rivalry between Wallace Enterprises and Xacharias Corp from the start. It was always a side plot, but it was one that stressed Jade’s father out a whole lot and was the source of some of his snippiness. When I actually got into the story, though, he was snippy for an entirely different reason, and Wallace Enterprises only gets a tiny, tiny mention in a scene where Jade is describing something she saw…

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    A Cup of New Project Tea!

    GUYS!! LOL! Okay so, you know when you have a lot of ideas to choose from and you can’t make a decision so they all start driving you crazy? Sometimes you just need to make an executive decision, right? Sometimes you have to just pick something for your own sanity and take the slightest problem no matter how small and use it as an excuse to push a project back. Right?! You may or may not remember me mentioning that one of my top secret duologies was threatening to turn into a trilogy. It did, and I’m only 50% comfortable with it, but if the story wants to be three…

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    Overdue Celebration

    It’s Thanksgiving week for the US. I was going to post a story, to flex my flash fiction muscles, but I didn’t feel like it, so I’m doing this instead. I have officially completed some 22 stories of varying lengths that I consider or considered at one point to be a novel. After reading Rhett & Link’s Book of Mythicality (they’re my favorite YouTubers, they wrote a book), I’ve come to realize that I haven’t celebrated 22 times. When I finished my first novel, I was so excited. But this first novel, while hilarious now, was truly awful. I actually get a little annoyed when people say things like, “Oh,…