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“Overwhelmed Writer Rescue” Not Just for Writers!

Filed in News by on September 11, 2017 0 Comments • views: 300
“Overwhelmed Writer Rescue” Not Just for Writers!

It’s exciting to see reviewers saying that Overwhelmed Writer Rescue is not just for writers. I mention in the beginning of the book that though it’s written with writers in mind, it’s easily applicable to any creative endeavor. The principles outlined in the book will work just as well for painters, musicians, and other creative […]

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My New Book, “Overwhelmed Writer Rescue,” Launches Today!

Filed in News by on September 3, 2017 2 Comments • views: 181
My New Book, “Overwhelmed Writer Rescue,” Launches Today!

I’m excited to announce that my latest book, Overwhelmed Writer Rescue, launched today! Today and tomorrow (Monday-Tuesday), you can enter to win a free copy. Simply leave a comment on the post over at Writing and Wellness, and you’ll be entered to win. Hurry—the giveaway ends Tuesday night, September 5th, 2017, at midnight, MST. You […]

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Find Time to Write with “Overwhelmed Writer Rescue!”

Filed in The Writing Life by on August 19, 2017 4 Comments • views: 149
Find Time to Write with “Overwhelmed Writer Rescue!”

I’m excited to announce that Overwhelmed Writer Rescue is now available for pre-order! This book has been several years in the making. I’ve been researching concepts like time management and productivity in creative artists ever since I founded Writing and Wellness back in 2014. I’ve conducted interviews with hundreds of writers, pored over scientific studies, […]

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“Loreena’s Gift” Wins Silver in the INDIES Book of the Year Awards

Filed in News by on June 26, 2017 2 Comments • views: 270
“Loreena’s Gift” Wins Silver in the INDIES Book of the Year Awards

I’m excited to announce that Loreena’s Gift has been named a winner in the 19th annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Foreword Reviews, a media company focusing on independently published books, announced the winners of its INDIES Book of the Year Awards on June 24, 2017, during the American Library Association’s Annual Conference […]

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Loreena’s Gift: 5 Literary Awards

Filed in The Writing Life by on March 20, 2017 4 Comments • views: 267
Loreena’s Gift: 5 Literary Awards

I’m thrilled to announced that Loreena’s Gift has been recognized with five separate literary awards. I received notice on three of them in recent weeks. These include: New Apple Book Awards: Solo Medalist (Cross Genre) Reader Views Literary Awards (Honorable Mention, General Fiction) Foreword Indies Book Awards (Finalist, Fantasy) You can see the other two […]

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“Loreena’s Gift” Honored in Best Book Awards

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“Loreena’s Gift” Honored in Best Book Awards

I’m excited to announce that Loreena’s Gift was recently named as a finalist in the 2016 Best Book Awards. The list of results can be found here. Because it was a finalist, “Loreena’s Gift” will also be featured on the website (in the “New Age” category) for the next 10 months. At the time of […]

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Thank You Idaho Author Awards

Filed in News by on November 7, 2016 1 Comment • views: 378
Thank You Idaho Author Awards

I had a wonderful time at the Idaho Author Awards ceremony last week. Sponsored by Aloha Publishing and the Friesens Corporation, the awards have been going for six years, but this year the reception took place at a new venue. Past award receptions have been held at the Powerhouse Event Center in downtown Boise, Idaho. […]

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“Loreena’s Gift” Takes 1st Place, Idaho Author Awards

Filed in News by on October 11, 2016 0 Comments • views: 309
“Loreena’s Gift” Takes 1st Place, Idaho Author Awards

I’m excited to announce that Loreena’s Gift was recently named “1st Place, Fiction” in the 2016 Idaho Author Awards. The awards ceremony takes place on November 1st, 2016. I’m looking forward to meeting the other authors who were honored in this year’s contest. I’ll also be participating in a second book blog tour starting on […]

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What Does the Spirit of the Stag Say to You?

Filed in Everyday Life by on August 15, 2016 1 Comment • views: 942
What Does the Spirit of the Stag Say to You?

I was out on my evening walk a few nights ago when a young buck crossed my path. It was a little after sunset, that time of night when figures start to fade in the growing shadows. I had gone a little over a mile and was coming up on two potato sheds when he […]

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“Rise of the Sidenah” Going Out of Print

Filed in News by on August 4, 2016 1 Comment • views: 643
“Rise of the Sidenah” Going Out of Print

It was about a year ago that Jupiter Gardens Press released my fantasy novel, Rise of the Sidenah. Since then the story has been recognized twice—3rd place fantasy in the North American Book Awards, and Official Selection, Young Adult Fantasy, in the New Apple Book Awards. It’s with a heavy heart that I share the […]

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Reviews Coming in for “Loreena’s Gift”

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Reviews Coming in for “Loreena’s Gift”

I’m excited to share that Loreena’s Gift is on a book blog tour right now. Various book bloggers from across the country are featuring the book over the next couple weeks. The tour also involves a giveaway of a signed, print copy of the book. If you’re interested in entering, you can do that here. […]

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Announcing the New Book Trailer for “Loreena’s Gift”

Filed in News by on June 27, 2016 4 Comments • views: 842
Announcing the New Book Trailer for “Loreena’s Gift”

I’m so excited! I’ve never done a book trailer before, so this was a fun experience. I’ll be posting about it over at Writing and Wellness within the next couple weeks, in case you’re looking for more details on what it was like. My main reason for doing the trailer was to (hopefully) increase awareness […]

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