How To Read More

So You Can Finally Make That TBR Pile Vanish A wealth of studies have proven that reading improves our vocabularies, reduces stress, increases our empathy, and maintains our cognitive function as we age. If reading is so good, why aren’t we doing more of it? I admit that despite all the books I’ve devoured, that […]

Are You A Forgetful Reader? Read Anyway!

Reading is about the experience of reading, like listening to music, seeing a painting, or going on vacation- James Wallace Harris at Book Riot James Wallace Harris, Book Riot I have to admit something that is terribly embarrassing for a writer. I have the worst memory for books. Usually, I can remember that I have […]

My Summer 2021 Reading List

I’m getting stocked up for some serious summer reading! If you want to join me, check out the books that are in my #TBRpile and on my e-Reader this summer in the list below. See anything that you’ve been craving to read? In My Stack: Namesake by Adrienne Young I have to admit, I’ve been […]

When I First Realized I Could Be An Author

When I was fourteen or fifteen, I read Eragon by Christopher Paolini for the first time. While I loved the story and was enthralled with all things dragon for a while, it wasn’t until Eldest came out that I realized that Paolini was being hailed as a prodigy. A homeschool graduate, he’d finished his education […]

What Makes a Book a Best-Seller?

Since I published The Gravedigger’s Guild, I’ve had a lot of people ask how sales are doing and (good-naturedly) rib me about when they can expect to see me become a best-selling author. I thought it would be interesting to share what it means to be a best-seller. First, there are two major distinctions among […]