New Letterpressed Bookmarks

New Letterpressed Bookmarks

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 in Announcements, Bloodmark, Bloodrealms, Design

I officially have new bookmarks for Bloodmark and Bloodrealms! Designed, letterpressed and loved by yours truly. Takes a special kind of nerd for this kind of craft and I’m in luck I have a mini-helper too! I’m loving the bookmarks and feeling uber proud. It’s a darn good day with my little fella as he […]

Forest Goddess by Eliesa Johnson

Forest Goddess by Eliesa Johnson

Posted on Jun 30, 2014 in Announcements, Bloodmark, Bloodrealms

I am thrilled beyond belief with Eliesa Johnson’s photos of me for Bloodrealms, the second novel in the Bloodmark Saga! I mean wow! She made me look pretty. I can’t even believe how cool these shots are and they aren’t even half of them. Just a small sampling of her awesomeness. You seriously need to […]

Photoshoot with Eliesa Johnson

Photoshoot with Eliesa Johnson

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 in Bloodmark, Bloodrealm, Inspiration

After a false start earlier in June due to some pesky rain, Eliesa and I finally got to play together. So, I had the honor of having my photo taken by the amazing, talented, lovely, energetic, stunning Eliesa Johnson. She scouted a great location on the Mississippi river for our shoot and we picked out dresses that […]

Spiritual Freedom

Spiritual Freedom

Posted on Jun 23, 2014 in Bloodmark, Bloodrealm, Inspiration

North Dakota. The land of my soul. I spent a week roaming the wild hills of North Dakota hiking, climbing, tripping, laughing, screaming and having a good time. It was a bittersweet trip though. I went for a spiritual retreat to visit my mom’s soul. I climbed to the top of Medicine Hole in the […]

I Call Your Bluff

I Call Your Bluff

Posted on Jun 2, 2014 in Bloodmark, Inspiration

So another interesting right of passage moment. I was invited to play poker with some dear friends of mine, and I was excited and well nervous. I had never played before. So there I sat at a table full of lovely people that suddenly became my opponents. Strange feeling. I’m given a cheat sheet that […]

Keeping up with the Jones’

Keeping up with the Jones’

Posted on May 30, 2014 in Bloodmark, Bloodrealms, Inspiration

So keeping an active blog is a lot like Keeping up with the Jones’. It is endlessly difficult to stay on top of it and stay interesting. Well and lets face it interesting is all about perspective. Just like book reviews. Some people will love Bloodmark, some will like it and some will have no […]

Hooked in a Book Review

Hooked in a Book Review

Posted on May 27, 2014 in Bloodmark, Bloodrealm, Reviews

I am delighted and honored to be featured on Hooked in a Book! The review is so lovely and is a must read. It doesn’t get old reading reviews and how my novel is reaching readers, bloggers, reviewers and fangirls. It is such a cool way to stay in touch with my fans and learn […]

Irish Love

Irish Love

Posted on May 21, 2014 in Bloodmark, Design, Inspiration

My beautiful, amazing and talented friend Laura Ivanova is a photographer of all things lovely. Seriously, stop what you’re doing and click this link to her site and admire her awesomeness. She took a personal trip to Ireland to travel, see the world, and shoot these lovely photos. I had the honor to watch her […]

Organized Chaos

Organized Chaos

Posted on May 19, 2014 in Bloodmark, Bloodrealm, Inspiration

I’m about to FREAK some of you out. Haha. This is an actual screenshot of my desktop on my computer. I call this organized chaos. Most people see this and scream in panic and run. A dear friend of mine saw this and said, “They are called folders, try it.” I laughed so hard. But […]

Selling Books

Selling Books

Posted on May 16, 2014 in Bloodmark, Events

I had the opportunity to participate in a Ladie’s Night Out event where a collaboration of creators sell their creations at the beautiful Dellwood Country Club. There were amazing women selling jewelry, clothing, purses, decorative stuff, psychic readings, massage, manicures and yours truly selling Bloodmark. I was nervous, because well lets face it, social situations […]