An Aging Love- a poem

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Valentine’s day is tomorrow. And to celebrate all you lovers out there, whether it’s a parent to child, friend to friend and between lovers. Whether it’s a new love, sustaining or ending. Here’s to everyone finding and keeping an aging love. Continue reading

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My 2017 Writing Plan

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 In 2015 I’d created a writing plan for 2016 that went against my nature, the nature of being a slow writer. In some ways it did work.

I started revising my NaNoWriMo 2015 novels Dreaming of You and The Soul Traveler. Had another successful National Poetry Month.  And my first blog tour for my poetry chapbook Can You Catch My Flow? Finally took my mythic fantasy work in progress, Harbingers of El Tinor, off of hiatus for NaNoWriMo 2016.

Yet my ultimate goal for 2017 is to finally add the greatest words in the dictionary at the end of my work in progress. “The End.” And with 2016 nearing it’s end, it’s safe to say that segmenting the year in quarters for my WIP doesn’t work of me. As Douglas Adams said, “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”

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Happy Book Release Anniversary & Giveaway!

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Wow, do you believe that it’s been two years since Can You Catch My Flow? was published? I certainly can’t. But, wow, times does fly.

So to celebrate all weekend long Can You Catch My Flow? will be available to download on Smashwords for free with coupon code VC48X.

On top of that, I’ll be giving away 3 autographed print books. Just follow the link to the Rafflecopter giveaway!

Hurry fast, because everything will end in three days.

As they say all good things come in threes.

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About The Book:

Debut poetry chapbook Can You Catch My Flow? captures the everyday ordinary events of the human condition in poetic snapshots. No matter the walks of life, the reader is sure to find themselves within the lines.

Blurb:

Lidy’s poetry reveals an understanding that deep meaning can be felt in the details. Her poetry portrays a range of topics from the pressures to conform to societal expectations, friendship, monarch butterflies, partying, insomnia, and the quest for peace…just to name a few. Enjoy!- Shelah L. Maul

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As a writer/reader how do you celebrate book anniversaries? Do you celebrate them? Do you celebrate a character(s) birthday? As an author how does it feel to return on the day of your book release?

IWSG Day & Reorientation

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I’m taking a short break from my break to say Happy IWSG Day! As always, the first Wednesday of the month is when we gather to share not only our insecurities. But also our triumphs. Giving encouragement and lending each other support as we continue on our writing journey. And all thanks for this monthly get together is the ninja extraordinaire Alex Cavanaugh.

To find out more about the group and/or maybe even sign-up, click on the badge above.  And don’t forget to check out the co-hosts for July: Yolanda Renee, Tyrean Martinson, Madeline Mora-Summonte , LK Hill, Rachna Chhabria, and JA Scott!

Our Twitter hashtag is #IWSG

So, what’s going on with me this month?

Well I’ve entered the second half of my blogging break this week. It’s also my week as co-moderator on Unicorn Bell.  I’ve spent May and June, the first half of my break, reading so much I’ve lost count of how many books I’ve read. Continue reading