Author: Amanda Shofner

How to Write While Working Full-Time

Posted January 24, 2017 by Amanda Shofner in Writing
How to Write While Working Full-Time

Trying to squeeze writing into your day when you work full-time is tough. I know because it’s my constant battle. But here are a few easy steps you can take to win the epic fight. (Or you know, just write.) 1. Get intimate with your schedule Learn it. Get a feel for it. When you understand […]

Tag Line Tuesday: One Love

Posted January 17, 2017 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words
Tag Line Tuesday: One Love

When I talked about my plans for 2017, I teased the Tony and Drea compilation story. I’m going to tease you a little more today. BUT FIRST. A title! One Love Yes, the Tony and Drea series (which you’ll find listed as the Brewing in the Cities Shorts on my site and on Goodreads) will […]

More Scarlet Tales (and #FitReaders)

Posted January 10, 2017 by Amanda Shofner in Dogs are magical
More Scarlet Tales (and #FitReaders)

By now, it’s no secret: I’m rather fond of Scarlet, my dog. What you may not know (unless maybe you follow my occasional Instagram stories or Scarlet’s account) is that we frequently go on walks. But Mom, I want to sniff THIS TREE. We’re out every day as long as the weather permits. We can tackle just […]

Amanda’s plans for 2017

Posted January 3, 2017 by Amanda Shofner in Amanda's words, Goal Tracking
Amanda’s plans for 2017

I started 2016 full of intentions and plans for publishing. I’d finished the first draft of Redemption in November 2015, and figured I could push it out into the world at some point in 2016. That didn’t happen. But other, amazing things happened. We adopted Scarlet. I traveled to Alaska and nurtured my love for […]

My word for 2017: upcycle

Posted January 1, 2017 by Amanda Shofner in Unapologetically Amanda
My word for 2017: upcycle

I hadn’t intended to choose a word for 2017… and then I made breakfast. It started with Tater tots, as most good things do. I put my last food of 2016 (loaded Tater tots) into a frying pan, added a couple eggs, and made myself a breakfast burrito. It was delicious, and the perfect start […]