NaNoWriMo 2016 Recap

Posted December 6, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
NaNoWriMo 2016 Recap

In November, I participated in NaNoWriMo. It went great… until it didn’t. I don’t think I’m alone in saying that November was a rough month. I started off strong with 25,000 words within the first two weeks. Then everything fell apart. Ha! But I ended the month with 40,000 words, which is no small amount! […]

Adult and YA mysteries to give you a thrill

Posted November 29, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in My bookish life
Adult and YA mysteries to give you a thrill

Pun most definitely intended. While I’m a big fan of all things romance, my first love (heh) was mysteries and thrillers. I suppose it’s not really a big surprise that I ended up wanting to write romantic suspense. Last time I talked about the books I’ve been reading, it was to spotlight some truly fantastic […]

What Mel from Redemption is thankful for

Posted November 24, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
What Mel from Redemption is thankful for

Hey everyone! Mel, here. You may not know me, but you’ll find me as the lead (YES, LEAD, because Ian refuses to participate in this list-making torture, so I can say whatever I want) in Amanda Shofner’s book Redemption. She asked me to pop by today to talk about what I’m thankful for while she’s […]

This is a safe place

Posted November 11, 2016 by Amanda Shofner in Unapologetically Amanda
This is a safe place

If you need someone to talk to, I’m here. I am listening and I care. I chose not to speak up during this presidential election because I have always wanted to avoid politicizing my online space. But I’ve learned that this is white privilege talking. Here’s an ugly truth: The American culture is designed for […]