Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Book Giveaway!

    It’s pretty exciting, thinking of the book actually getting into the hands of readers, which really, is where books belong. As writers we get to create them, but after that, they belong out in the world. I hope you enjoy Must Love Plague. And hey! I *might* have forgotten that I have a Goodreads giveaway…

  • Release Day: Coping, Celebrating, & Cheering

    Tomorrow my first book will officially have it’s book birthday, and go out into the big old world. It’s a tremendously exciting moment, one I’ve worked toward for years, really since I wrote my first novel back in junior high (yes, really, and no, I don’t think I’ll mention just how long ago that was.)…

  • On Tragedy

    I’m supposed to be writing blog posts on…well, not entirely sure what, but something upbeat and positive, to hopefully get readers to come and notice my upcoming release. But today, after the horrific events of the weekend that just seem to keep acculmulating? It’s just not possible.  I simply can’t understand how a person can…

  • On the Power of Hope and Dreams for Writers

    Perhaps it isn’t surprising that in my first book, the acknowledgements section is pretty long. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I also dedicate my book to all the dreamers out there. And the reason for both is very much the same: I was, and am, a dreamer. And without the support of all those people I list in the…

  • Sample Chapter of Must Love Plague now available!

    Hey! So consider this a super-quick check-in as I let you know that I (finally) officially have a sample chapter of Must Love Plague up on my website! I know, I know…probably should have gotten to it sooner. But, better late than never. Wishing you all a terrific weekend ahead! Must Love Plague, sample chapter

  • Magical World

    I write this post sitting in my living room using only the light of the windows since the power is out due to a snowstorm, and I can’t help but think: we live in a pretty magical world. And I don’t mean magic like witches and wizards and the paranormal (though those are definitely cool…

  • A Dream of a Dream

    I can’t really remember how long I’ve dreamed of becoming a published author. At least since junior high when I wrote my first novel which was…well, let’s just say “awhile” ago so I don’t look too old. ๐Ÿ˜‰ But as I prepare to actually launch my first book into the world in…hmm, just under a…

  • Paranormal Creature: Fomorian

    Meet a paranormal creature: The Fomorian

  • Must Love Plague: Cover Reveal and Pre-order up Today!

    I have news…as of today, you can officially pre-order my first book, Must Love Plague. Even better, it’ll cost you less if you pre-order before the official release date, October 11, 2017. Cue wild Kermit the frog flailing. See? That whole count-down thing on my website wasn’t just there to look pretty (or to stress…

  • The Stressed Writer

    The stressed writer. Six tips to help you leave the stress behind enough to write.

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