Free and cheap books?? YES PLEASE! I'm so excited to share some of the ways you can get your hands on my debut novel Joy's Summer Love Playlist during the month of July! Me & My (book) Babies! Kindle Countdown Deal Discounted ebook July 3rd-8th! Here's the link to the ebook. Starting July 3rd at … Continue reading July JSLP Giveaways and Deals!
Why I Released My Book Early
Hello reader friends! Welcome to another episode of Amateur Hour with Piper Bee. Okay, all jokes aside, I want to apologize for pretending even a tiny smidge that I knew what I was talking about when it came to pre-orders and self-publishing. I do not. (But to be fair, I did warn you.) Now for … Continue reading Why I Released My Book Early
Self Publishing Answers You Can’t Find on Google
Or self publishing answers I couldn’t find on Google, more accurately. (Update about pre-order mishaps here!) Ah, the Age of Information. How nice that we don’t have to know all the answers, but we can always look them up and find exactly what we were looking for. Right? Well, without diving too deep into that … Continue reading Self Publishing Answers You Can’t Find on Google
Character Profiles from my Debut Novel + Book Cover!
GUYS. Joy's Summer Love Playlist has been edited and it's going into formatting as soon as I finish proofreading. OMGOMGOMG! Each step is as exciting as walking into Disneyland, like... it's awesome! Also, here is the GORGEOUS AND ADORABLE cover by artist Amelia Buff! She's such an amazing person, y'all. I could not be more … Continue reading Character Profiles from my Debut Novel + Book Cover!
Debut Novel Release Schedule
Joy's Summer Love Playlist is a sweet summertime love story set against songs that capture Joy's summer vibes. I wrote the first draft in March of 2019 in about 8 days, but the final product has deviated quite a lot, in a good way. I chose this book as my debut novel because it's ready … Continue reading Debut Novel Release Schedule
WRITING UPDATE: JSLP is getting published
IT'S TRUE. I'M PUBLISHING. THIS. SUMMER. Joy's Summer Love Playlist is a sweet little project I typed out like a rocket blast in March 2019. It sat for a while as I handled some other projects, but lo and behold, I could not let it sit through yet another summer, so it's become my debut … Continue reading WRITING UPDATE: JSLP is getting published
How I killed my Grammar Nazi, and why you might want to do the same
So, I'm half-German. But the other half of my heritage fought the Germans. Despite that identity crisis, it was always easy for me to be against any type of Nazi, save for two varieties. The Soup Nazi - because comedy.The Grammar Nazi - because I was one. I've never been a Soup Nazi, but someone … Continue reading How I killed my Grammar Nazi, and why you might want to do the same
The Second Short Story
Volume II of The Penrose Archival is out! The Blackblood's Hand is a story that follows Princess Krisita of Klazedor, and the men who pursue her hand in marriage. Here is a short synopsis: Princess Krisita has refused every man offered to her, apart from one. But Ilyar is a former slave, entirely unfit for … Continue reading The Second Short Story
Being obedient to courage
I've talked a lot about this subject in person and online, but here I go again: Failure. Why are we so afraid of it? Recently I was reading the Bible because it's like a Christian thing I guess, and I read the words "do not be afraid" less as encouragement and more as a command. … Continue reading Being obedient to courage
A story for you
About a month ago, I had the idea to write the backstory for Zolithia as a series of short stories that I could give to anyone for free. Immediately, I began working on one that is referenced early in my novel. It's about the birth of a princess and a young boy desperate to protect … Continue reading A story for you