Madison's Mischief & Mirth

November 1, 2019

My mother used to tell me that when I thought things were at their worst, look around. There was always someone suffering more than you. Once again, that has proven true.

A week ago, I fell, dislocating my shoulder. Wednesday, I had an MRI done to see the extent of my i...

October 16, 2019

Time is flying. Sometimes you have to grab at it to slow down a little. School has started. My granddaughter is in Jr. High. How did that even happen? She’s in the band and loving it. Football season is in full swing. Who Dat! Halloween is upon us and Christmas is arou...

September 12, 2019

The past few months I've been practically off the social media grid. I've still checked in, posting occasionally, but I haven't really participated, interacted, or promoted. My days off from the full time job have been devoted to writing Deuces Wild, book five of The K...

July 18, 2019

It’s been a month since my last blog. I’m not slacking. I just haven’t had anything to write about. All my free time has been spent working on Deuces Wild, the fifth but not final installment of The Kindred series.

I hired a PA to help with promoting my books. As usual,...

June 19, 2019

Ever have one of those days when you just don’t want to do anything? Today was one of those. To be honest, my first day off from a five-day rotation is usually like that. I manage to do my laundry and little else.

It’s hotter than Hades outside and the A/C is straining...

June 13, 2019

While I was printing out an article titled 10 Strategies Firefighters Use to Fight Wildfires for my latest WIP, I remembered I had yet to write this blog. Brakes applied, shifting gears.

I think I’m finally getting the hang of juggling my writing, editing, and all thing...

June 6, 2019

As a writer, I have more than a few irons in the fire. My time off last month was spent getting Phoenix Rising where I wanted it. I’m finally satisfied with the finished product and it's now re-released on Amazon. For the month of June, you can get the Kindle edition f...

May 29, 2019

I’m an Indie author. Which means, I do it all. I write, format, publish, market, and promote. Each aspect is a different kind of challenge and for the most part, I enjoy all of it.

The last couple of books I released went off without any problems. I had no trouble with...

May 22, 2019

I’m almost finished revamping Phoenix Rising. Still shuddering from all the POV mistakes and grammatical errors I made. No matter. I’ve learned. Now, I’m applying that knowledge to the second edition of my first novel.

Everyone has to start somewhere. I didn’t have year...

May 15, 2019

Last week I mentioned there would be changes to a few things in the works. This blog is one of them. It’s a simple change, and one that few will notice. I’m simply changing the day I post the blog. Since I started writing about my journey as a writer, I’ve usually post...

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