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What Young Writers Need to Make it in Publishing ~A Guest Post by Michaela Mininger

As a young writer, I have connected with many writers my age who are on all levels of the commitment spectrum. Based on my own connections and observations, I have found that there are two prominent “types” of aspiring writers/authors. There are those confident in their choice to pursue writing. Then there are those that… Read More What Young Writers Need to Make it in Publishing ~A Guest Post by Michaela Mininger

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A Young Adult’s Perspective on YA Publishing ~Guest Post by Michaela Mininger

I have been a loyal follower of Young Adult (YA) literature since the age of 11, making that 8 years spent reading new releases, bestselling series, and debuts that make up this genre. It’s been fun to watch as this overarching genre has bloomed and transformed over my own years of interest into one that… Read More A Young Adult’s Perspective on YA Publishing ~Guest Post by Michaela Mininger

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So Many Distracting Cookies!

I’ve got IYGAMAC Syndrome.  Otherwise known as “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” syndrome. I empathize with that easily distracted mouse from the popular children’s book. Seriously. Just this morning, I went upstairs to my office to start my day but forgot my coffee. I went back downstairs to get my mug filled with… Read More So Many Distracting Cookies!

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Stop “Better Than Nothing Thinking”

I woke up this morning and so did not feel like working out. A million excuses bounced around in my mind about why I should just skip my workout. But I didn’t. I climbed up on the elliptical and strode for seven minutes. Well, it’s better than nothing. I picked up my weights and pumped… Read More Stop “Better Than Nothing Thinking”

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How to Change Your Life Without Breaking a Sweat (or Growing a Beard)!

I’m going to be upfront with you, I used to not really understand the whole being transformed in the image of Christ deal. What does that mean? I mean seriously. Will we start resembling a thirty-something Jewish man with long, brown hair and a beard? Of course not. That’d be silly. And very unfortunate for us female Christians, if… Read More How to Change Your Life Without Breaking a Sweat (or Growing a Beard)!

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Check out Kadee Carder’s Trilogy!

We humans have to be stronger than we ever imagine, love ourselves in the process, and dig in when the ground seems to sink. We not only relish adventures, we create them. That’s the basis of Saylor’s story in Kadee Carder’s young adult science fiction trilogy, Insurrection. Volume One, Insurrection, and Volume Two, Incomplete, is… Read More Check out Kadee Carder’s Trilogy!

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Check out Awakened Light by J.J. Nite!

Awakened Light, Celestial Guardians Book 2 by J.J. Nite (Young Adult Fantasy/Romance) All Edie Malakim wanted was to be a regular teenager, but she never had an abundance of luck. Discovering you’re the answer to an ancient prophecy, the one destined to lock Lucifer in Hell, definitely doesn’t qualify as normal either. As Edie struggles… Read More Check out Awakened Light by J.J. Nite!

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My first novel, Abby’s Letters, releases June 20, 2017!

For years, Jane’s mom told her horror stories about her time spent in foster care. Now she’s determined to keep her little sister from suffering the same fate. Seventeen-year-old Jane Sanders has had to take care of her alcoholic mother and little sister, Abby, since her dad died seven years ago. And now Mom had… Read More My first novel, Abby’s Letters, releases June 20, 2017!