Talk Gem: True Greatness

I’m not always sure what I want to share on this blog. Rather than posting something I’ve created, today I merely want to share some gems that have made my week brighter. I found this lovely talk by President Hunter during my YouTube surfing this week. Concerns about success, achievement, and the perceptions of others…

Photogrammetry: Tombstone with Urn Statue

For learning purposes at university this week, I made a low-res 3D photogrammetry model of a tombstone with an urn statue on top. I’m rather proud of myself, and thus I’m sharing the model here with anyone who might be interested in seeing it. I used 111 photos, taken with one of my school’s Nikon…

Whenever there is Rain

We’ve had a number of high-wind storms come through the UK, with another one on the way this week. This morning when I arrived to church in Stanley with my carpool, there was a beautiful, full-arc rainbow in the sky as the sun broke through the clouds. It reminded me of the primary song: “I…

Blood Oath in Parliament of Wizards

I’m excited to announce that the most recent iteration of Blood Oath: An Orc Love Story, which I originally published independently back in 2014, will be appearing in the fourth LTUE benefit anthology of “science fiction and fantasy stories of wizards of all types.” The anthology will be released this coming February, and I’m pleased…

A Belief: I am a Daughter of God

I shared this on my personal Facebook page in July and wanted to share it again here on my blog. I believe this about each and every person that I meet: that we are daughters and sons of God (a Heavenly Father, and also a Heavenly Mother). It is truly the most powerful identity I…

Book Publishing Resources for Genre Fiction Writers

I once received a message from a friend of a friend who wanted some publishing advice. Their question was this: I finished writing an 85,000-word novel, and I am in the process of querying agents. I was just wondering if you have any tips or advice on how you got your agent or anything about…