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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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March Promptlies >> FINAL Week 5!

Happy Lord's Day!

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Welcome, WELCOME, one & all! Today marks Week 5 of my writerly link-up---the FINAL week!
Can you BELIEVE today is the last day of MARCH??

If you're at a loss as to what this could possibly be, you can find the intro post H…

March Promptlies >> Week 4 Wrap-up

Today wraps up the fourth week of my link-up! 
I certainly put a good deal of thought into this week's prompt.  I'm afraid it's a little on the goofy side.  But if I find the urge to expand it into a full story idea, I think it would make for an intriguing tale.  :]

If you missed it, clic…

Kimber >> March Promptlies #4

Good evening, all!
This week's prompt was rather interesting.  I tried to go for a more humorous feel, but I believe it turned into a more serious tale than first intended. . . Still, I hope you enjoy!

Unlike my previous prompts, this one features characters in no relation to any current WIPs.  I…

What's in a Name? || Nicknames!

Good afternoon, y'all.  :] Lovely weekend?  Well, I've a great set of nicknames for you today!  Let me know what you think!
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M | English

Medieval variant of Jack, (derived from Jackin/Jankin---a diminutive of John) which was used …

March Promptlies >> Week 4

Happy Lord's Day!
Have you any sunshine on this Sunday like I do??

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Welcome, WELCOME, one & all! Today marks Week 4 of my writerly link-up!
Can you BELIEVE this is the start of the fourth week of March???

If you're at a loss as to what this …

March Promptlies >> Week 3 Wrap-Up!

Today wraps up the third week of my link-up! 
This week's prompt was definitely more difficult for me than the previous two. But I enjoyed the brainstorming it caused me to do, and because of that I now have a new(ish) WIP to work on for Camp NaNo!  {Are you joining Camp this April??}

I posted my…

Via >> March Promptlies #3

Good morning, all!
This week's prompt proved a little more difficult for me, and required a good deal more thought on my end.  I had an idea on what story & characters I would be using, but instead of shooting out an amazing flash fiction that I could have ready on Wednesday (as my record ha…

Book Review || To Best the Boys

To Best the Boys
Mary Weber

Thomas Nelson | March 19, 2019
Fiction, Fantasy

Every year for the past fifty-four years, the residents of Pinsbury Port receive a mysterious letter inviting all eligible-aged boys to compete for an esteemed scholarship to the all-male Stemwick University. Every y…

What's in a Name?

Happy Monday, y'all! How was your weekend?  Have Spring sprung where you are yet?  If not, hope it will soon!  I'm loving all the sunshine we are getting right now.  *heart eyes*
Well!  Here's a fresh set of names for you, m'dears.  :]
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March Promptlies >> Week 3

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Tell me, are you one to wear green on this day, or do you simply risk getting pinched?  :]

Welcome, WELCOME, one & all! Today marks Week 3 of my writerly link-up!
If you're at a loss as to what this could possibly be, you can find the intro post HERE.  :]

This is a …

March Promptlies >> Week 2 Wrap-up! & Giveaway Update

Today wraps up the second week of my link-up! 
I had so much fun with this prompt!  It's probably my favorite so far.  But I'm definitely looking forward to the next.
*squeals* Can't wait to share with you!!!

If you missed adding your link for this week, please do so in the comments sectio…

Darrow >> March Promptlies #2

Happy day! It's Week 2 of my March Promptlies Link-up! ClickHEREfor the info.  :]
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I have my story ready ahead of time again!! *flails*  What IS this?? #onarollyall
Read on, if you wish to see my result of this week's writing prompt!

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February Snippets!
Here are some Snippets from last month.  These hail from my WIP Safia and another project I'm …
Psalm 34:18
The LORD is near the brokenhearted;  He saves those crushed in spirit.  ( Psalm 34:18) > > >…
In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
What's in a Name? || Surnames Edition
Good evening, y'all. It's the third week of AUGUST. O_o I'm picking up on my Name post ra…