Hello! This is Jennifer L. Hilty reporting LIVE from her long-neglected River Writings blog! Thank you for tuning in, especially if you're one of my followers from way-back-when and still getting the updates. (You're the best!) I thought I'd do a quick recap to let you know how my life has been since I last … Continue reading RB – *Blows The Dust Off*
Hey all! It's been a few weeks now since I finished up posting the preview chapters for Part 1 of my work-in-progress novel Outcasts & Runaways. I have to say, there were some definite positives to the experience! One of the primary positives was viewing my work from the perspective of actively sharing it with … Continue reading RB – Thoughts on Posting Part 1 of My Novel
I have no idea how to start this journal, I just feel like telling ya'll some things that have happened over the last few weeks. So I shall jump right into it (and probably jump all over the place in the meantime, pardon my leapfrogging, I am scatterbrained). First, let's get the sad/grumpy news out … Continue reading RB – Feedback is GREAT!
Well, the vote was pretty unanimous: ya'll are definitely most interested in the story codenamed "Loneliest Bus Rider"! (Terrible name, must think of a new one.) So this will be the short story I focus on first! Thank you Grace, Natalya, and Duri for your votes, the input really encourages me! ^^ I AM a … Continue reading RB – Poll Results and Book Stuff
Hey Gang! So I have a problem I think many of my writer friends can relate to: I have multiple stories STARTED that I've never finished. I LIKE what I have on them so far, that's why they're still around - but it's so much easier to start a story than to finish it! Well, … Continue reading RB – Help Me Finish A Story!
It's here! It's here! My first ever published short story is out because the new issue is HERE! https://media.tenor.com/images/ba43d50fc2860299c652dfdcf2f569ec/tenor.gif Published this past week in the new Summer 2020 issue of Deep Magic, my short story "Standing with Centaurs" is now available to read, along with four other great short stories and two novel excerpts! You … Continue reading RB – Deep Magic Summer 2020 Release!
So for anyone who saw my last update and was like, "Man, what brought her out of the woodwork all of a sudden?", I can now with full confidence share my EXCITING NEWS: I have sold my first short story to an honest-to-goodness Ezine!!! My story Standing With Centaurs will be coming out in the Summer … Continue reading RB – My First Published Story!
Boy, this thing sure has gotten dusty! Even some of these stories need a good sweeping off. And that's just what's happening. If you're bored and want to glance back through some of my old short stories, I've edited several of them - some lightly, some quite heavily - and will be updating their posts … Continue reading RB – *Blows The Dust Off*
Gooood morning, friends, and welcome back to the River Blog! I know it's been quite a while since I posted a blog entry. I had a fun topic in mind, but I think I'll take this post to catch everybody up on life events since my last post, since I left a few things hanging. … Continue reading RB – Life Updates, Part 2!
Good afternoon, everybody, and welcome back to the River Blog! It's been a while since I had a good post up, but I hope everyone has been doing well. LIFE UPDATE: July and August were especially busy in these here parts: we had family vacation in Wisconsin (ENJOYABLE!), a family reunion (ENTERTAINING!), my roommate's move-out … Continue reading RB – Life Update and The B&R Adventures