Foolish Musings: Reflections on Our Company of Fools, 5 Years Later

Our Company of Fools by Madelynn Orion is now available on Amazon here. For more information about the book, see here. * It’s here, it’s here! On the day of its fifth anniversary, Our Company of Fools is released to the world! When I first held the proof copy of my book, I cried, “It’s …

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Reading Recap: 2020

Against the odds of graduate school’s rigor and demand, I’ve actually read books for fun this year! Some of the books I’ve read were old favorites of mine I took the time to revisit: The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis, Madeleine L’Engle’s Time Quintet, and The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee …

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The History of Writing Our Company of Fools

Reminiscing about the past often points me to the work the Lord has done in my life and all the good that has happened, often in spite of (or even because of) the bad. As I thought back on the history of how Our Company of Fools came to be—which was full of highs and …

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Our Company of Fools Cover Reveal!

So excited to unveil the cover for Our Company of Fools today! The artist who brought the story of Fools to life through this incredible cover is Caleb Cole - go check him out at https://www.calebcole.art/ Now - without further ado, I present the cover of Our Company of Fools: Our Company of Fools releases …

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Rereading Trenton Lee Stewart’s Mysterious Benedict Society Series

After my adventures in Narnia and quest across the universe of Madeleine L’Engle, I ventured back to a (mostly) normal Earth to revisit another childhood favorite of mine: Trenton Lee Stewart’s Mysterious Benedict Society series. Since I read the fourth book when it came out last year, I’ve wanted to reread the whole series. I …

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Our Company of Fools Throwback Posts

Since I started this blog a few years ago, I’ve written a lot about my journey with Our Company of Fools. So, in anticipation of the book’s release, I thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of the highlights. Looking back at my posts about Fools, I …

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Why am I Self-Publishing?

For as long as I can remember, I have dreamed of becoming a published author. Whenever I said “published,” though, the assumption was always traditional publishing. So, why am I jumping into self-publishing? Am I giving up on my dream? No, not at all—I’m chasing it. Before I dive into my reasons for self-publishing, I …

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