Happy New Year!

2019 was a year of ups and downs like so many others (our sink leaked for about two or three months, gophers tore up our backyard, and...

NaNoWriMo Conclusions

I didn't finish my novel, but it was a conscious decision. I ended up with 29,000 words by mid- November. I was a little behind in my...

A Poem for Christmas

To celebrate Christmas, I wrote a poem about the Savior. It is not necessarily about His birth, but it is about the light I feel He...

NaNoWriMo Update

Here we are half way through the month! Am I half way through my book? Ahem. Not exactly. Remember how I mentioned in my last post to...

NaNoWriMo Time! I'm Totally In!

Last year, I thought about participating in NaNoWriMo but felt I had too much going on and didn't do it. This year, I still have a lot...

Pareidolia

What is it? Sounds like a weird health condition or maybe a rare flower. Or maybe it's when you are paranoid about magnolia's? Nope. It's...

Autumn Poem by me

I have mixed feelings about autumn. In some ways, I love it. The weather is beautiful, and I love fall colors and foods, but knowing it's...

Keep Me in Your Heart (a love poem by me)

Catch me with your smile. Tempt me with your eyes. Walk with me a while. Listen to my sighs. Ponder on my words. Understand my pleas. Let...

To Write (a poem by me)

I ache, I feel, I crave to create, To pull from my soul A truth to share. But the paper is blank. And I stare, I stare. I have things to...

What I've been up to lately

This summer is going by too fast! The good news? I've just wrapped up some work responsibilities that will free up my time until school...

Find me on Pinterest

So I just created an author pinterest account where I will be creating boards featuring images that remind me of scenes from the books I...

What I've Learned About Editing

1. Your first draft is an unpolished gem. That’s how I like to think of it. I can’t tell you how many blogs and vlogs say “Your first...

The First Two Miles are the Hardest

Ready for another running analogy? Yay! I probably love running as much as I love writing. So this past Saturday, I ran eight miles....

Another Free Offer (No strings attached)

Hi all! I just wanted to let you know that Amazon is letting me give my book away for free again on Kindle. So check it out this Friday...

Every Step a Victory!

Do you ever set a goal only to find that forces in the universe conspire to thwart your every effort? The other day, I went to the gym...

Happy 2019!

Another year come and gone and a new year full of potential and opportunity! I just put up my January calendar in the kitchen, and...

So it's NaNoWriMo

...and I'm not doing it this month. Nope. I know all about it. I've read the story behind how it got started. I've seen writing sprints...

Free Kindle Copy on Halloween!

To celebrate Halloween, I am running a free book promotion on Amazon. My book Gloria the Dancing Witch will be free on kindle on...