It’s Been A While

Wow, I just stopped by my blog to see how long it had been since I posted something and I was shocked to discover it’s been nearly a month! My only excuse for this serious lapse in blogging is that I tend to get very single-minded when I’m writing. I finished writing another YA paranormal … More It’s Been A While

How To Be A Writer

Aspiring writers often wonder, “How can I be a writer? What do I have to do? Do I have to have a degree or take a class?” Well, I’ve got the answer and it might not be what you expect: WRITE. That’s it. If you write, if you express yourself by using words, if you string … More How To Be A Writer

Never Give Up

I could write a long and rambling blog post about the importance of faith and self-confidence. As a writer, I believe in using words to convey most messages, but I think this video says more than I ever could. Thank you, Deborah, for sharing this video on Facebook. I cried while watching it. I hope … More Never Give Up

I Am a Reader

This week has marked a shift in my focus. For the past two years, I’ve identified myself as a writer. A few short months ago, I was able to redefine myself as a published author. But, it’s time I got back to my roots. First and foremost, I am a Reader. I like romance, mystery, … More I Am a Reader

I’m A Cheater

It’s time for me to be up front and honest about why I’m so often absent from my own Blog. I’ve been cheating. That’s right. I’ve been cheating on my own Blog by spending all my time on another blog. Those of you who know about ‘the other blog’ won’t be surprised by this declaration. … More I’m A Cheater

To NaNo or not to NaNo

As most of you writers out there know, November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). The rules according to the NaNoWriMo website are as follows: Write a 50,000-word (or longer!) novel, between November 1 and November 30. Start from scratch. None of your own previously written prose can be included in your NaNoWriMo draft (though … More To NaNo or not to NaNo

A Little Help?

As an author and a blogger, my personal life often bleeds into my writing. Out of respect for my family’s privacy, I try to keep some things to myself. I try not to reveal any embarrassing personal stories that involve my kids, and as a mother of teenagers, I’ve come to realize that almost anything … More A Little Help?

It’s a Sunshine Day

I have very exciting news today. Kay Kauffman, author and blogger extraordinaire, nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Here are the rules: Link the award to the person who gave it to me (click on Kay’s name above to visit her awesome blog) Answer questions about myself (see below) Nominate ten bloggers for the … More It’s a Sunshine Day