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December 8, 2017

Surprise! The Christmas novella I’ve been trying to publish for three or four years is finally here! I’ve—mostly—gotten over my fear and published Christmas Beginnings. Even as a “seasoned” author, I still get nervous pushing publish on anything! Anyway, it’s here, so I just wanted to let you all know that you if you’re looking …

Continue reading Christmas is meant for new beginnings…

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Published on December 08, 2017 09:28 • 3 views

November 24, 2017

Hey guys! I know you haven’t heard from me in a while, and I’m terribly sorry for that. But life… Anyway, today, Jordan Elizabeth, a fellow Clean Reads author, is guest posting on my blog today. Let’s give her a hearty welcome! *** I wouldn’t call myself a depressed person.  I wouldn’t call myself a …

Continue reading #youarenotalone: Jordan Elizabeth talks about depression and writing

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Published on November 24, 2017 04:00

October 30, 2017

Happy Halloween, Readers! And do I have a treat for you! Fourteen authors, including me, have come together to give you a treat for Halloween! And if you love to read, then you’ve come to the right place. (All of the reads are clean books, but I haven’t read them all. So I can’t vouch …

Continue reading Trick or Treat with the Authors!

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Published on October 30, 2017 22:00 • 2 views

September 28, 2017

Hey guys! Welcome to another month of We Are The World Blogfest! (Can you believe it’s already been a month? Seriously, where is time going?) Anyway, I’d first like to thank my fellow co-hosts this month:Michelle Wallace, Peter Nena, Andrea Michaels and Shilpa Garg. I came across this inspiring post on Facebook one day, and …

Continue reading Self-Harm and Tattoos #WATWB

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Published on September 28, 2017 17:01 • 5 views

August 25, 2017

Thank you for joining us for another month of the We Are The World Blogfest where we spotlight positive news instead of the more popular negative news. And, we want to thank this month’s hosts for all of their hard work! Simon Falk, Inderpreet Uppal, Lynn Hallbrooks, Eric Lahti, and Mary J Giese. If you’ve followed …

Continue reading Hairstylist helps teen with depression – #WATWB

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Published on August 25, 2017 06:00 • 6 views

August 22, 2017

It’s been a busy past few months for me. Since January, I’ve released two books. Luckily, they were already written, but I’ve been drowning in edits, proofreads, sales, and marketing (which takes up more time than I care to admit), not to mention my own freelance proofreading business. But I won’t complain about that. It’s …

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Published on August 22, 2017 06:00 • 5 views

August 16, 2017

Almost a year ago, I answered the call of God to be a co-youth leader for the teens of my church. I knew this was what God wanted of me. It was something I felt stirring in my spirit for a few years, but I wasn’t sure if that was what God wanted exactly. He …

Continue reading Consumed… an OCD story.

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Published on August 16, 2017 06:00 • 3 views

July 28, 2017

First I’d like to thank our hosts for this month Simon Falk, Roshan Radhakrishnan, Inderpreet Uppal, Damyanti Biswas and Sylvia Stein. Now, let’s get to the truly inspiring post I read the other day. I have a soft spot for people with disabilities, including Down Syndrome. I once considered working with special needs kids and adults …

Continue reading Man proposes to girlfriend and her sister. #WATWB

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Published on July 28, 2017 03:30 • 2 views

July 4, 2017

Y’all!! The Hunted is finally here!! I know we just released The Marked in January, and this came out rather quickly but oh my goodness! It’s exciting! Book two was even more fun to write than book one. I’m serious. I’ve introduced a lot of new characters who I absolutely fell in love with! #teambrent, …

Continue reading Are you ready to be hunted?!

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Published on July 04, 2017 04:00 • 10 views

June 24, 2017

  For the first time since it’s release, The Marked will be on sale for 99¢ June 24-30! If you’ve been waiting to buy this book, now’s the perfect chance to get it!
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Published on June 24, 2017 09:00 • 6 views