Cover Reveal: Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus Book 1

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You know those days you look forward to for weeks, months, even years? Christmas, graduation, your wedding day, the birth of your child, a promotion at work. You know how, when the day comes, you’re walking on clouds and can’t even believe it’s happening? At the same time, it feels like the most natural thing in the world, as if this wonderful outcome couldn’t have possibly happened any other way?

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Behind the Story: My Trip to Agnes Scott College

New Years weekend my husband and I went to Columbus, GA to visit family. Besides the AMAZING larp (live action role play) we attended run by S.O.L.A.R.  (I got to play an elven archer/bard=shoot people with foam-tipped arrows and entertain a tavern full of travelers with ocarina music),

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we also got to visit Agnes Scott College’s campus. This college is the setting for my modern fantasy series Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus – the Lily Singer Adventures.

As a quick catch up, I’m writing about…

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Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Revelations – FINISHED!

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After many tweaks, additions, a last chapter, and an epilogue, I’m proud to announce my second book, Love, Lies, and Hocus Pocus: Revelations is complete! It still has to go through my editor, of course, but the story is there, and I couldn’t be happier. I finished it last night…weeell actually this morning at 7 am after a 10 hour writing stint, getting the last 8,000 words done in one go. Yes, I then went to bed, but I was back up by 1 pm. No…

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Christmas: A Creative Retelling

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You ask, my child, why do we celebrate? Why should we be joyful, and why is there good cheer? Sit, and listen well, and I will tell you the greatest love story ever told. This story begins long ago, before the child, the manger, and the star. Those are what we celebrate, but they are the realization of a hope that began centuries before…

Long ago, before the world began, there was simply the Creator. He had no beginning, and no end. He was not, however, alone. He had…

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Mockingjay Part 2: War and WHY

 

Last night I saw Mockingjay Part 2, the last in the Hunger Games series about Katniss Everdeen and her fight against the Capitol to bring freedom to Panem. I am pleased to say that, in all major respects, the last movie is faithful to the book.

There are, however, some minor changes that made the story more palatable to a wider audience and less traumatizing. While I understand why the movie makers would implement such changes for marketability, I think it takes away from Suzanne…

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