June 2021 Writing Update

The monthly writing updates are back, and with TWO exciting announcements! First, a brief life update: I graduated with my master’s degree in May and started my first fulltime job earlier this week. I’m so excited to be done with school, and hope to replace evening homework time with daily writing. I’m setting a goal …

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An Overdue Writing Update – March 2021

Long time, no post! Honestly, I haven’t had much time to write, and when I’ve had the time I’ve lacked a lot of motivation and energy to do so. Grad school is as demanding as ever, even in the last semester, and I was in a wedding last month, which meant I tried to get …

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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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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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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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July 2020 Writing Update & Reflections on Rough Drafts

Wow! 2020 is halfway done! I don’t know about you, but I feel like this new decade has already felt like a full decade… The coming of June meant it was back to work and school for me, but much to my surprise, the rhythm of summer so far has not been as hectic as …

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