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    December Update – Wrap-Up, Titles, and the Holiday Season

    Welcome December! I love this time of year. While I’m not actually a huge winter fan, I am a lover of the holiday season. Warm drink, festive movies, and the simple joy of wrapping presents is always amazing, =). But, while the month is busy with holiday happenings, it’s also a busy time for writing as well! Here’s what I’m up to this month: NaNoWriMo Wrap-Up – With the beginning of December comes the end of the NaNoWriMo season. If you participated this year, how did you do? I partook in a more laid back version of events, focusing on editing a current manuscript. I’m happy to say I surpassed…

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    November Update: NaNoWriMo, Edits, & A Title Change!

    It’s November! The weather’s getting colder (it’s currently snowing here, in fact!) and the year is starting to near its end. Here’s what I’ve been up to lately: NaNoWriMo – It’s that time of year again! I’m not participating in the full event this year, but I am working on my own November editing goals as part of an awesome group of writer moms. It’s been dubbed Mom-O-Wri-Mo – a more laid back approach to the month! It’s going well so far. Hopefully the pace will continue =) Edits – This goes along with the previous point. I’m currently working on edits for one project, with two other edits on…

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    August Update: Comic Con, Facebook Party, and Cover Reveal!

    Hey everyone! It’s the middle of august, and I can’t believe it.  September will be a crazy month around here, but before then I’ve got a few things on the go to finish off the last full month of summer! This Saturday, August 25th, I’ll be attending The Cambridge Comic Arts Festival in Cambridge, Ontario! I’ll be there all day, talking about the Oracle of Senders (and anything else you want to chat about!), while signing books and selling some fun Oracle-related goodies. If you’re in the area, I definitely suggest you stop by. It’s going to be a lot of fun! Not in the Cambridge area? You can still…

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    Shade is now Available!

    Yes, I’m so excited to finally say that Shade: Oracle of Senders, bk 1 is now available! I’m so excited to introduce you all to the world of Camp Wanagi and the Oracle. You can grab your paperback or ebook copy now! Also, stay tuned to my website for updates and extras from the series!

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    Shade Cover Reveal!

    I’m excited to finally share with you all the cover for my upcoming novel Shade, the first in a YA Paranormal series, Oracle of Senders. About the Book: Fourteen-year-old Callum Silver sees dead people. It’s not a gift. His family thinks he’s crazy. Sometimes he thinks he’s crazy. He has no friends. He’s forced to live his life surrounded by nothing but the searing pain, sickening smells and desperate moans that accompany the murdered ghosts who seek him out. When he’s offered a place at Camp Wanagi, the ten weeks in the French countryside isn’t a vacation, it’s a lifeline. A way to meet others like himself and prove his…

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    Happy Holidays!

    Just a quick note to wish you all happy holidays! I can’t wait to share with you all exciting things in the new year, like book signings, releases, and cover reveals. But for now, I’m enjoying the holiday season, and I hope you are, too. May it be merry and bright! Mere

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    Exciting News! – Introducing the Oracle of Senders

    So today I get to share with you some super exciting news: My YA Paranormal Oracle of Senders series has been acquired by Seven Sisters Publishing!   I am so pleased to share this news. The Oracle of Senders is such a dear series to me, and if you’ve read my short stories you know I love dark paranormal tales. I can’t wait to introduce you all to Callum and his friends. Check out more about why I chose Seven Sisters publishing (and why they chose me!) here. And stay tuned for more news about the first book in the series!

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    Long and Short Reviews 10th Anniversary Party!

    Long and Short Reviews is hosting a major party in celebration of their 10th anniversary! There’s a scavenger hunt going on until tomorrow, August 25th, 2017, with prizes including books and Amazon gift cards! Blank Canvas is one of the participant entries, so check it out to read more about the book and enter the giveaway! You can check out the whole event here, or see the Blank Canvas entry here. Best of luck, everyone!

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    The Once and Future Challenge – 1/4 Update!

    I can’t believe I’m already a quarter of the way through my year-long reading of Le Morte D’Arthur. But, since it’s been three months already, I thought I’d do a quick update on how it’s going! Things I’m enjoying so far: It’s great to know I’m around a quarter of the way through the book already. I’m a little behind schedule (about 20-25 pages), but technically it should take me a little less than a year to finish the whole book, so being a bit behind is okay. The unexpected adventures – Okay, let me level with you. Despite this story being full of battles and magic, it’s not the…