I am Dacia M Arnold and this is APPARENT NEWS—(an attempted) weekly newsletter for fans of my work.
My journey to weight loss has been long. I am happy to report a year after this original post, I reached my goal of a healthy BMI. Of everything I tried, the Ketogenic diet was had the quickest and longest lasting results. Starting out I searched and searched and asked friends what and how it…Read More
I am beyond excited to announce that my book, Apparent Power, will be published in 2018 by Immortal Works Press. It will be available in paperback, ebook, AND AUDIOBOOK! I feel like I am living in an alternate reality where my dreams are coming true. I know I worked my butt of to get here,…Read More
“You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” -Mary Tyler Moore Earlier this month I submitted my very first novel to PitchWars (HERE) in hopes of snagging a mentor that will help me shape it into the master piece that I see in my mind. Well, I did not get…Read More
I talk a lot about Tribe in regards to parenting, wifing, working, writing, etc. It is a very particular group of people that “get” the aspect of your life that is unique to the general population. Of these, I find the railroad wives to be my biggest cheerleaders. An even smaller group (you know who…Read More
If you follow me anywhere like Twitter (HERE) FaceBook (HERE) or Instagram (HERE), you know that I have spent the weekend at my very first Writer’s Retreat. I met the most amazing group of like minded amateurs, professionals, and experts. Even though it was a horror writer’s deal, writers from across all genres were represented.…Read More
If you do not recall a couple of months ago, I was having quite the trouble writing a much need s-e-x scene into my novel, Apparent Power. All the tension was there, as was the opportunity, I was just soooo uncomfortable. You can read about it HERE. I also posted about building my Author Platform,…Read More
It seems to be the trend with my fellow bloggers today, to talk about the condition of their “Momming” or “Wifing” or “Womaning” in general. Although I do a pretty darn good job at juggling, I am not satisfied with about 40% of what makes me, Me. Please walk with me, I’m sure you’ll recognize…Read More