Writing

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Two Years

April marks the second anniversary of the release of my debut novel and these past two years have felt like an eternity or a blink of an eye depending on how I choose to look at it.  Since its release, many people have said wonderful...

How to Keep Going Despite…

As I sat down to write my monthly newsletter, I found myself struggling to pick a topic. With so much going on in the world, writing just seemed like such a silly thing to talk about right now. But then I thought, maybe that was exactly what I...

What If Envy Was Our Friend?

Recently I was having a conversation with an author friend about jealousy and she said something that really resonated with me. I’d been sharing with her the mixed emotions I feel when I read about new book deals. How I’m filled with...

Return To Routine

Any parent will tell you that routine is important to maintaining sanity. Unfortunately, kids don’t always feel the same way and when my girls were younger a schedule was nothing more than a pipe dream. For the better part of the last decade...

Journey vs. Destination

Due to some kind of pandemic black magic I don’t quite understand, we are less than five months away from 2022. 😳 That means summer is winding to a close and after my writing routine (and self confidence) took a hit recently, I’m happy...