School Visit: St. Hyacinth Academy

Hey readers! This last week I had an amazing opportunity to visit St. Hyacinth Academy in Southern California. This visit was very special because it's the same school I went to when I was a kid from preschool through eighth grade. It had been years since I'd been there, and I loved talking to current…

Book Review: Red Queen

"Anyone can betray anyone."-Victoria Aveyard, Red Queen Red Queen, by Victoria Aveyard, was first published in 2010. This book gave me chills! It reminded me why I love reading so much! Alright friends, Red Queen is a YA, fantasy, dystopian novel with so many subgenres. To me, it was like a combination of Hunger Games…

4 Steps to Research for Book Writing

What's up, readers? Have you ever been in the middle of writing out that one scene and realized your facts just don't add up? Maybe you're in the middle of a detailed action sequence and don't remember the name of that one punch. Is your story something that takes place in an actual place on…

2022 Reading Challenge

Hey readers! Welcome to 2022! A new year means a new reading goal! Every reader has one, whether it's to simply pick up one book and start reading again, to finish a specific series, or to read as many books as you can! Fill out the survey below to share what your reading goals are…

Author Life Update!

Hello readers! Hello, T.S.O. fans, young writers, or whoever you may be! I know, I disappeared off the face of the internet for a little while. Sorry. But, I’m back! And I’m here with a brief story. Some of you may know, and some of you may not… my family has begun our journey of…

T.S.O. Book 3 Name Release!

Hello Agents! Hope all is well in the world and in your books. Now, it's time to release the name for the 3rd book in the Teen Spy Organization series! Are you ready? Well, there you have it, folks! Recruited is the title of book 3 in the T.S.O. series! We have a new main…

Character Interview: Agent Mills

"Well, Agent Mills, it's nice to finally have you here with us. We've been trying to get you to do an interview with us for some time now." "Well, you know me, always busy," said agent Mills. "Alright, well let's get started." "This is all classified, right?" "Of course, Agent Mills." The interviewer smiled. "Now,…

How do you Know You’re a Book Nerd? You Have Your Own Library Catalog!

Hey readers! Welcome back to the blog, where we discuss books, writing, and everything in between. Today's post is going to be a little different, one my entire family said I should write, so here it goes! Have you ever wondered at what point you can call yourself a book nerd? Maybe the number of…

The Magic of Book Dedications

To my sister Audrey. Thanks for being my wall.T.S.O. The Bayshire, R.E. Klinzing Hello readers! Welcome back, where today we are talking about book dedications. I know it isn't something usually discussed in book writing, or a necessary addition to a story, but they are important nonetheless. A book dedication, like the one from The…

6 Things to Include in Your Author Bio

What's up, readers? Hope your week has been exciting and enjoyable. Maybe you got some writing done, maybe you finished a book, or maybe you finished binge watching an entire show on Netflix while eating three bowls of ice cream. Whatever your successes may be, here we are! We made it to the end of…

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