Accessorize for Fall with Briarwylde Jewelry!

Accessorize for Fall with Briarwylde Jewelry!

In case you hadn’t noticed, Briarwylde now has an Etsy store! I’m selling my handmade jewelry, and now that fall has fallen (or at least it has in my neck of the woods) it’s a perfect time to pick up some autumn-inspired jewelry! Click the images to enlarge. Amber Agate… Read more »


Things are Afoot

Things are Afoot

I’m currently getting my ducks in a row, and hopefully very soon I will have a big announcement for Briarwylde! Let’s just say it’s moving beyond the realm of just blogging. I’m also giving the blog a seasonal makeover, so pay no attention to crazy changing graphics or anything like… Read more »


Pinterest Tips & Tricks for Writers

Pinterest Tips & Tricks for Writers

I write fiction, or at least I do a lot of research and planning, and eventually I’d like to actually write all that stuff into stories. Being a big planner, though, means I’m always hunting for ways to organize my thoughts and research. For some reason it took me a… Read more »


Best Laid Plans and all that

Best Laid Plans and all that

When I put Briarwylde together, I was super excited. I was going to update regularly and write interesting things and do new stuff so I could share it with the world. And now it’s been, what, a month without a post? Le sigh, as they say. There’s been a lot… Read more »


Schrödinger’s Pregnancy, or the Waiting Game

Schrödinger’s Pregnancy, or the Waiting Game

In the last seven months, I’ve discovered something that millions of other women already know about. The two week wait between ovulation and your period’s due date absolutely suck when you’re trying to get pregnant. Technically, this part of your monthly cycle is called the luteal phase. Hormones start telling your… Read more »


10 Free Springtime Fonts!

10 Free Springtime Fonts!

Show of hands, who’s a font addict? I have more fonts than I will probably ever use, but that really doesn’t matter, does it? You just never know when you might need a particular font, and therefore we addicts are justified in having several hundred (or thousand; I don’t judge)… Read more »


Up All Night to Pet Puppies

Up All Night to Pet Puppies

I’m a dog person. Like… really a dog person. If, in the middle of a conversation with you, I see a dog, I will immediately squeal “puppyyyyyy” and wring my hands because I feel weird going over and petting strange dogs without permission. I spend a lot of time on Pinterest… Read more »


Yet Another Hello World Post

Yet Another Hello World Post

The first post in a new blog is always the hardest and the weirdest. I’ve been blogging since 2007, and I’m still not exactly sure what to write in a first post. So… hello? Hello! I’m Pamela, and this is Briarwylde. I also blog at The Discriminating Fangirl, but I… Read more »