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Miss Independent: Why I Self Published my Gay YA (The First in the Self Publishing Sparkle Series)

I have been getting more and more emails lately from fabulous aspiring writers, asking why and how I self published, and how exactly it’s working out for me. I keep promising that I will be releasing a series of posts … Continue reading

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Support Indie Music: "I Hate" by Laura by Spruke — Or, My Sister Makes a Really Hot Boi

While you know that I’m an indie author, you may not know that my sister, Laura Diemer, is an indie musician. It kind of runs in the family~ Not only is she an indie musician, but a fricken’ indie rockstar … Continue reading

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Merry and Bright: Why Buying Handmade/Indie Matters

photo by quantis Inspired by Dani’s reprise of her “Buy Indie” post, I’m reposting mine from last year again–it still holds true. ❤ I’m a minimalist by necessity, and by choice. This means that I hardly buy anything, try my … Continue reading

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Hooray, You're GAY! — National Coming Out Day and a Celebration of Your Queerness

So, we kind of GOT LEGALLY MARRIED last week–something I’m going to post about, and in detail, very, very soon, I promise. 🙂 ❤ ❤ ❤ We are still coming down from the joyousness that is GETTING LEGALLY MARRIED, and … Continue reading

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On Robot Ponies and Indie Publishing: An Interview with Author Madeline Claire Franklin

Madeline Claire Franklin is a feisty lady. The debut author of the exquisite original fairy tale novel, The Poppet and the Lune, you can find her most days at a coffee shop, surrounded by cups of espresso and notes for … Continue reading

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Twenty-Seven: On Making It

Those people in the background have NO IDEA we are actually taking THEIR picture. We’re like NINJA paparazzi! Mwahahaaaaaaaaaa. (This peektur was taken on Sunday at Olcott Beach~ <3) Every year on my birthday, since I was a very little … Continue reading

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THE DARK WIFE — Release Day!

Ladies and gentlemen, it is my extraordinary pleasure and ultimate joy (insert many OMG YOU GUYS’s here :D) to share with you my very first novel, The Dark Wife–released today~ Three thousand years ago, a god told a lie. Now, … Continue reading

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