Adventures of a single mom: Cleaning Up

After clawing my way out of the depression that I fell into it was time to really focus on my girls. They needed a routine, which is hard when you work retail, and more structure. Discipline had always been wishy washy as well because my ex and either disagreed or felt guilty because of the … Continue reading Adventures of a single mom: Cleaning Up

Blogging Together

https://youtu.be/Z5_wAg50RSc In the fall of 2017 I joined a small group of independent authors who had a goal in mind. They wanted to have a joint blog to share their message and promote their books. When I joined the site was nearing 100,000 views now they are approaching 250,000 and reach the top of Google's … Continue reading Blogging Together

Adventures of a Single Mom: Beginnings

For those who don't know I am recently divorced. You can read that post here. Until this fall I have my two girls 95% of the time because of my ex's work schedule. That's great by me. I love my girls and it's been a blast getting close to them. I have had my trials … Continue reading Adventures of a Single Mom: Beginnings

Creating Believable Characters

Many authors love to tease their friends saying "be careful, or you'll end up in my novel" while true this isn't always a bad thing. I have friends begging to be warriors, mages, or even a villain in my books. They want to know what kind of character I'd make them. I have an ex-roommate … Continue reading Creating Believable Characters

Work in Progress

My life right now is a work in progress. My husband and I are in the midst of a divorce that came as a surprise to both of us. I came to a point in my life where I realized that we both wanted different things and no matter what we did it wasn't going … Continue reading Work in Progress

A Small Change Makes a Big Difference

If you are having slow sales making the switch to Draft 2 Digital could improve your results. https://www.draft2digital.com/rtranbooks See how that and other small changes helped me.

Best Friends Forever #IAN1 #IARTG

Sometimes we pick our friends and sometimes they pick us, but there is always a reason we call them a friend. I thought I would share the reason for my dedication in my newest set of books Dragons of the North.

If I were a Caterpillar by Ben Jackson and Sam Lawrence

This is a whimsical children's book that tells children they can do anything they want. With beautiful illustrations and easy to read verse it's a real gem. Five stars all the way.