Outlines: The Cookbook of Writing.

Hey all! Are you an author who religiously outlines before a project? Maybe you dabble in it but then go to writing or maybe you just wing it. I believe we all outline to a degree, but the idea of what an outline is is fluid. Personally, my outlines are generic. I generally write myContinue reading “Outlines: The Cookbook of Writing.”

January Check-In

My month is definitely off to a rough start. In my personal life we’ve had two deaths in the family, my grandmother and my ex’s grandfather so it’s been a whirlwind. A third is on the horizon, and by the time this publishes, my uncle will have likely have passed. However, that hasn’t stopped meContinue reading “January Check-In”

First Draft? More like a Dump Fest.

Did you know most writers starting out have a hard time finishing their work simply because they critique their first draft into oblivion? No, just me? Well damn. This annoying habit of editing while I write has taken a LONG time to break, and no, I’m not cured. I do catch myself from time toContinue reading “First Draft? More like a Dump Fest.”

New Year Goals

Hey all! You all know the saying; new year, new me. I used to be one of those people and it’s hard not to get caught up in the idea that by becoming someone new we will inherently be happier. Or more successful. Or simply put, better than before. I’ve always been one of thoseContinue reading “New Year Goals”

A Writer’s Life

Back in high school, some ten years ago (yikes!), I had dreamt of an amazing concept for a fantasy saga. To be honest, it TOOK over my brain and these characters were all I could think of until I jotted their stories down. Quite recently, now that I’m finished with my latest project, I dugContinue reading “A Writer’s Life”

Sneak Peek Sunday!

The past few months I’ve attended some online seminars and one of the tips was to evolve a blog into your author platform. I’ve been using my blog primarily to discuss things near and dear to me and share some poetry from time to time but haven’t really done much as far as inventing myContinue reading “Sneak Peek Sunday!”

Cesarean 

Channel courage to walk the path – a path walked now by you.  A flurry of emotions and jumbled nerves  arriving quick as though on cue.  Icy tables a welcome numbness with curtained professionals and instructions.  Alone, the numbing seizes control  while you try to imagine tugging and suction.  He is brought in as prepContinue reading “Cesarean “

Life

A never ending sky, the delectable blue waters.  Miles of stretching cool sand – This is where my mind wanders.  A world without drought, plenty of food to go around.  A world at complete peace –  This is what my mind desires.  A life with renewed energy, a need to be out in the sun. Continue reading “Life”

Snowflakes 

Whisper my name – A last wish, one of the same.  Our boots are a single pair, one set meant for two to share.  Each tree, stumble, and tear  The very essence of this affair – What we cannot see gives us light; a promise of a new day’s delight.  May you whisper my name,Continue reading “Snowflakes “

Happy February!

My gosh, where has January gone?!  It’s weird to think we are already a month into the new year, a month closer to my son’s first birthday, spring, summer, and getting an agent to publish the first of my Mask Trilogy. It’s strange to think that these years go by far too quickly and weContinue reading “Happy February!”

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