World-Building Wonders – Vampires and Disabilities

Welcome to another installment of World-Building Wonders! Find a Friday escape into an author’s awesome world — and worldview! Today’s featured author is actually, me. In addition to being your story-building, book-happy blogger and author, I’m also a founding member of Uncommon Universes Press, a small press publishing books with deep world-building, fresh concepts, and the … More World-Building Wonders – Vampires and Disabilities

Book Feature: “Pixels & Bit” by Amy Lynn McConahy

Today I’m featuring a local author from Western Pa – Amy Lynn McConahy of Sunset Valley Design! Amy is the author of two speculative fiction picture books: Spots and Pixels & Bit. She’s also one of the people who inspired me to look into publishing, way back in 2014. I love her can-do attitude, and … More Book Feature: “Pixels & Bit” by Amy Lynn McConahy

Frank, the Beagle of Unexpected Plot Twists

((I’m an intuitive thinker. This means that I am perpetually getting crazy insights, and then having to sort them out with my brain–and Scripture–to see if they’re actually possible and make rational sense. Today, welcome to that world, as it’s where I have been living lately. You have been warned)). Frank the Intuitive Plot Twist … More Frank, the Beagle of Unexpected Plot Twists

Top Fives from 2015

I’m taking a break from the usual world-building info, book reviews, and story bits to summarize this year. A ton has happened to this little blog, and even though I’m one of those perfectionists who are always striving to be better, sometimes it’s good to look back and rejoice in the past as well. Top … More Top Fives from 2015