Lifestyle, Writing

Fairy Tale Central – Announcement

  Once Upon a Time, two girls had a dream. A dream of a fairy tale site, an internet library, if you will, for all the fairy tale lovers of the land to gather and converse. To learn, to read, to fangirl/boy, to bask in the goodness that is fairy tales. As this dream blossomed, the two girls recruited a…

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The Torch Keepers – Cover Reveal

*Allison enters the room*     Helllllloooo gang!  Just a quickie post here, but an exciting one! I am participating in a cover reveal for my lovely friend, Hosanna Emily!  *claps hands together*  I am so excited for Hosanna and JUST WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS COVER! The Torch Keepers Synopsis:   The King’s blue flame quivers as a new…

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HOW TO SURVIVE CAMP NANO

      Well, almost!  The beautiful month of April is arriving soon, and with it comes the first Camp Nano of the year!  And I am participating!     I love Camp Nano!  Instead of the frigid, light-deprived November month of NaNoWrimo, we get to write like mad while Spring is blooming outside our window and inside our hearts. …

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The Book Meltdown Tag

  *Allison enters stage right*     I was tagged by Lillian at Green Tea With Books to do this very fun and very bookish tag.  Thank you, Lillian!     The Rules – thank, credit, and link to the creator of the tag (@Lillian) include the rules choose at least 8 books that you can’t wait to get your…

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February in a Nutshell

IT’S. TIME. FOR. NUTSHELLS WITH ALLISON!     Who else is in complete denial over the fact that it’s now MARCH?  I’d like a second shot at February, pretty please!  Last month was a BLUR.     Two months out of twelve are GONE, people.  *eye twitches nervously* Oh well!  The only thing I can do about February now is to…

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The Smashing & Dashing 2018 Character Awards #Book Tag

I’m stealing this tag from my dear friend and fellow blogger, Katie, who stole it from Cait.  Now, it’s my turn to swipe it!     Ze Rules.  (even pirates follow a code, dudes)   nominate characters to fill each category from books read in 2018  (does not have to be published in 2018, just read in 2018) link back to Cait’s…

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Best Reads Of 2018 – 3rd and 4th Quarter

I originally wasn’t going to do this post.  I was so behind and would be posting this so late . . . well, it would be pretty lame. However, one of my followers said on a recent survey that they would like to see more about the books I’ve been reading lately, so I changed my mind.  I MUST MAKE…

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January in a Nutshell

This might possibly be one of the shortest Nutshells I have ever written because so little happened in January.     But it wasn’t by choice.  Starting around New Year’s Day, I had a bug so nasty I dubbed it Zurg.  That way, when the sickness left I could quote Toy Story.   *grins*  Not sure what it was, but…

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The Reverse Bucket List

It’s January!  This is usually the month where everybody posts a recap of their previous year and talks about their goals for the upcoming year.     Yes, you read that right. I’m not going to do a recap of 2018 (if you want to know what happened to me in 2018, read over all my old posts!)    …

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