author, award, writersBlog hopping in 2012 to promote the release of my collection, Magic in the Backyard, landed me a nomination for Muse in the Valley’s Author of the Year Awards, hosted by Founder and literary blogger, Kim Larocque.
If you would like to cast your vote for me or any of the other amazing authors I have the pleasure of standing beside, please click here. The poll with the nominees can be found at the end of the post. Thank you in advance for anyone who offers a click in my favor.

In other news… Stay tuned to as author and advocate, Jessica Kristie will be guest hosting our Free Write Friday tomorrow! Her new novel, Barbed Wire Butterflies delves into the tragic underworld of human trafficking. Jessica is donating 100% of her proceeds to Courage Worldwide; An international, 501 c(3) Β non-profit organization that is building homes around the world for children rescued out of sex trafficking. Please join us tomorrow for this special edition.