Category: Life Updates


ANNOUNCING: My very own newsletter!

I’ve been teasing this on my blog and my Twitter account for several weeks now, but at last, after lots of preparation, nervous jitters, and prayer, I can finally reveal the Big Thing… The Wordsmithery, a monthly newsletter from A Writer’s Tale! If you had asked me a year ago if I’d ever start a newsletter, I would’ve been quite taken aback. It’s not … Read More ANNOUNCING: My very own newsletter!


Behold, a New Blog Name!

Dear Friends, never fear! In spite of a new blog name, it is I, Maribeth, a humble Hobbit at your service and your family’s. And if you’re reading this on my actual website as opposed to your inbox, you’re also noticing another Really Big Change. Scratch that–you’re probably noticing LOTS of changes. Disclosure: This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links, meaning that I receive a … Read More Behold, a New Blog Name!


Exciting News, Adventures, and (side)Steps!

First, the News! As my readers know, I’ve been preparing my book proposal for Operation Lionhearted (the title I finally decided upon!), and it’s about 80% complete. When I got to the section about marketing and promotion, however, I stalled. Me? Marketing myself and my book?! How is one supposed to even do that without coming off as a snake-oil salesman?! Clearly, I needed … Read More Exciting News, Adventures, and (side)Steps!