My Color-Coding System for Book Edits

The past few weeks, I have been heads-down on edits for my novel Song of the Shieldmaiden. It comes out in just a few short weeks! At first, I’ll admit the process of editing an entire novel was a little overwhelming. But now I have a simple color-coding system to track my progress as IContinue reading “My Color-Coding System for Book Edits”

Song of the Shieldmaiden: Book Trailer! 🎉

A couple of weeks ago, I created a short book trailer for Song of the Shieldmaiden. It was a great way to spend an afternoon. Is the trailer a little cheesy? Yes. But that’s the way of book trailers, and I had so much fun putting it together. So if you’re not sure what SongContinue reading “Song of the Shieldmaiden: Book Trailer! 🎉”

What Did the Vikings Eat?

As a foodie, I am always interested in learning what people ate in other time periods. Living in the Bay Area of California today, I am spoiled with choice — partly because so many immigrants have brought their cuisines here with them. On any given day, I have my pick of imported fruit, seasonal vegetables,Continue reading “What Did the Vikings Eat?”

Pre-Order Song of the Shieldmaiden Today!

I am excited to announce that my novel Song of the Shieldmaiden is now available for pre-order! It will be out on June 10, 2022. You can find it digitally for pre-order today at the following retailers for just $2.99. Pre-Order at Your Favorite Retailer I will also be publishing the book on Google Play. IfContinue reading “Pre-Order Song of the Shieldmaiden Today!”

Why I Write Historical Fiction

I wrote my first novel in 7th grade. That book would not win any awards today, but my 12-year-old self was obsessed. I loved writing it. I would hide away in my family’s bonus room, typing for hours at a time. In the end, I had a manuscript of over 200 pages. It was anContinue reading “Why I Write Historical Fiction”

Welcome to My Writing Diaries

As I get my website up and running, I’ve decided to start a blog to track my progress toward my writing goal. It’s currently January 2022 — a new year and a fresh start! This year, my goal is to complete my historical fiction novel and publish it by the fall. This week, I watchedContinue reading “Welcome to My Writing Diaries”