It’s official…Coming November 1, 2022

Yesterday, I finished the final edits on my novel and took the plunge. I uploaded everything onto draft2digital and self-published my novel. This was a hard decision, since I wanted to publish through the traditional route but didn’t want to wait the year or two it could take to get someone on board. I needContinue reading “It’s official…Coming November 1, 2022”

Back To School

Well, well, well, it’s back to school time y’all! This year we have three kids going to three different schools, so morning dropoffs take quite a bit of time. Now that the kiddos are back in school every day, it’s time to get some serious writing done! I am currently working on editing The CovidContinue reading “Back To School”

Happy 40th Birthday To Me!

Yesterday, I celebrated my 40th birthday. It was a great day, filled with family and friends, plenty of time with my children, and a few great presents. My kiddos got me some fantastic Halloween inspired pillows, a Jack the Pumpkin King, and Zero, Jack’s faithful ghost dog. My daughter, Kora, created these amazing runes forContinue reading “Happy 40th Birthday To Me!”

Here Comes Autumn…A Preview Of What’s To Come

If you know me at all, you know that fall is my favorite time of year. Halloween is my spirit holiday. Honestly, the months between August through December are my absolute favorite. I love leggings, sweaters, fuzzy socks, cozy blankets, and crisp fall air. “Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.”Continue reading “Here Comes Autumn…A Preview Of What’s To Come”

To Cut or Not To Cut…Editing and Workshopping for the Passive-Aggressive Writer

Today, I want to talk about editing. It’s the bane of many writer’s existence. For me, it’s such a daunting task that I find myself coming up with chore after chore that needs done before I can get to the editing of my story. I love my story, don’t get me wrong. I think it’sContinue reading “To Cut or Not To Cut…Editing and Workshopping for the Passive-Aggressive Writer”

“The Productive Writer”

As I get closer to the point of publication, I’ve found myself diving into writing guides, manuals, and handbooks looking for the confidence I feel that I am lacking. I’ve decided to share that progress with you, my small but wonderful audience. This week, the book I am working through is “The Productive Writer” byContinue reading ““The Productive Writer””

Deciding to Self Publish

I’ve been doing quite a bit of thinking lately about my current writing goals. The most important goal to me right now is publishing my finished book, A COVID CHRISTMAS STORY. As I’ve discussed before, my father has Stage 4 cancer. I really want to get my book published and in his hands before IContinue reading “Deciding to Self Publish”

Some Days Are Worth The Trouble

I’m slowly learning to come to terms with my life and all of the chaos in it. My work schedule this week is crazy, and it’s making for a difficult sleep schedule where I have to grab a few hours here and a few hours there. It’s draining, but it’s temporary. Today, I found aContinue reading “Some Days Are Worth The Trouble”