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...―
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 ...―
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....―
Day 6 of the Winter Author Blog Challenge (WABC), and I have a to do list a mile long. ∙ I set up my blog in late 2010 and after my first book was published. I didn't know anything about an author platform, had never heard of Twitter, had ...―
Welcome to Day Three of my Winter Author Blog Challenge journey. Today's prompt... ∙ Are you on Twitter? Perhaps more than any of the other social media platforms, Twitter has developed its own language. Tweets. Twitterverse. Retweet. Are ...―
Isolation, too often it is the life of a writer. Feeling a part of a writing community has helped my writing in some many ways. The learning curve has been intense but rewarding, and I have so many resources for my questions about writing,...―
www.wigflip.comI try to plan my writing. I really, really do. ∙ I write the notes and ideas down. Even try to outline. ∙ Yet, I am the writer that I am. And clearly, I am someone who needs to let the story reveal itself through ...―
One of the first questions most people ask me about Depression Cookies is how it was writing a book with my mom. What I find more intriguing is the idea of writing a book with another author, not related. ∙ Mom and I have a lifetime (my...―
Life has a funny way of getting me back on track. ∙ My way of saying Happy Valentine's ∙ Day tomorrow!Since I was a teenager, nothing motivated me like a looming due date. Often I did my best work under pressure. Two weeks to ...―
My life was filled to overflowing with love and family this past weekend. The energy is pouring over into my Monday (and hopefully my week!), and I'm already hard at work on goals. I'm actually feeling quite pumped up for the first time in a long...―
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 ...―
January was a hard month. For the first time ever, I missed two ROW80 updates in a row. There didn't seem to be a point. An update suggests there is something to update, and I had nothing. Nothing but excuses and complaints, and I didn't want to ...―
Crock pot cooking is perfect for anyone on the go go go! Well here is a great dinner that ...
I was born curly and by the time I was a teenager I hated my hair so at 14 I got ...
A home-made mango and peach flavored frozen Greek yogurt topped with a quinoa and oat ...