Today, I'm excited to be on my friend Sandi Tuttle's BlogTalkRadio show: An Average Woman in a Superwoman World. Check out the interview here at 11:00am EST. I'll be talking about mothers and daughters as well as the novel I co-wrote with my mom,...―
Years ago when writing a book was an unfulfilled dream, I thought I would sit down one day and a flurry of words would rush out. Then, the next day and the next until a book was done. ∙ After all, if the idea was there, what would stop me...―
It's 11pm on Sunday, and I'm finally sitting down to write a ROW80 update. ∙ It seems I only know how to publish a book in the middle of a huge move. Depression Cookies came out September 27, 2010, right in the middle of our move from ...―
This week has been a whirlwind. ∙ In the last week, I have* Visited San Francisco, soon to be my new home, for the first time ever.* Received the last edits on Chasing Memories.* Reviewed the interior of Chasing Memories. ∙ Today --...―
Keeping it short and sweet today. ∙ Although I'm loving the Blogging from A to Z Challenge this year, the posts and social media commitment have taken a lot out of me. Oh, and did I mention I'm knee-deep in getting my second book ready?...―
Last week was all about editing. Not only did I have my editor's first round edits in hand, I was working through suggestions from four amazing beta readers. Although I'm grateful for all of their input, and I know my novel will be better for it, ...―
Round 1 was a whirlwind. Goals and Life struggled. For the most part, Life won. ∙ With a cross-country move imminent and living my life mostly as a single parent (hubby comes home for three days every three weeks), I need to simplify and...―
“You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you, and we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.” Arthur Plotnik ∙ So true, and why we all need editors. ∙ I trust my story, ...―
Happy St. Patrick's Day to all! ∙ It seemed fitting to find some writing relevant Irish sayings to share today. ∙ ❝Always remember to forget, the friends that proved untrue. But never forget to remember those that have stuck ...―
Welcome to Day 13 of the Winter Author Blog Challenge (WABC). ∙ Today we are talking about creating your own social networking site through Ning... ∙ What if you could create your very own Facebook? A social networking site that you...―
Oops, I was a bad girl and missed Day 9 of the Winter Author Blog Challenge (WABC). ∙ What's my excuse? ∙ First, it was Saturday. I promised myself I'd focus on family during the weekends. That's even more important now that my ...―
It's the first Wednesday of the month and time for my Insecure Writer's Support Group post. A huge thanks to Alex J. Cavanaugh for putting together this group. I appreciate the opportunity to share my insecurities on the #IWSG therapy couch....―
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Engaging your senses more fully is a great way to take everyday activities and turn them ...
Hey Loveys, ∙ I come to you from my couch for the first time since last Wednesday ...