Writing

A Chance To Reconnect

Even though it feels a bit like groundhog day (aka 2020 again!), my calendar assures me that it is, in fact, 2022. I’ve never been big about celebrating the launch of a new year—I don’t like to make resolutions and have always found...

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...

The Best Laid Plans

(aka – how my long awaited writing retreat was a total bust) Like many of you, I’ve spent the majority of the last year and a half in my house, with my family. 24/7. Unlike many, I was fortunate to have a lot of space (including a...