Hey everyone! I wanted to give you all a quick update on new places you can get my books. First and foremost, the publication date for Loving the Wind: The story of Tiger Lily & Peter Pan, has been updated to August! To be notified of its release, be sure to sign up for my … Continue reading Updates: Free book, release news and more
As long as I've been able to write, I've known I wanted to be a writer. But as we all know, the desire to be a writer doesn't create books alone. I've started writing novels, only to give up three chapters in. I've hidden my writing so that the world would never see my scribbles. … Continue reading 8 things I wish I’d known as a newbie writer
Last August, I felt like the walls were caving in on me. I was busier than I had ever been, work was crazy hectic, and I felt like I couldn't breathe. There were days when I'd be driving to work, and the temptation to miss my exit and keep driving was overwhelming. I needed an … Continue reading The countdown is on for release day!
I love how much feedback I got on the cover for Reclaim Your Creative Soul! A lot of you not only chose your favorite filter, but you also gave suggestions on things to try. So here are the final 6 options. I know which one is my favorite, but I want to give every option … Continue reading Creative Soul, VOTE on the final book cover!
I've come up with a new book cover option, but I need your help, once again. I have two questions for you: Do you like this option? Which of the three do you like the best? Note: they're all the same, but the first has no filter, and the second and third have a light … Continue reading Creative Soul book covers, take 2
It is finished! I have once again defeated the odds and crossed the NaNoWriMo finish line with more than 50K words - 66, 781, to be exact. Of course, when I say that it's finished, you know I don't mean that, right? I have at least 4 more days of writing until I get to … Continue reading NaNoWriMo, Day 30: How the story turned out
The countdown is on for the release of Come Here, Cupcake! I still don’t have an exact release date, but I’m still aiming for some time in August. And yes, I am totally chomping at the bit—especially since I got to see a sketch of what the cover is going to look like!!! I won’t … Continue reading The ABCs of ‘Come Here, Cupcake’
I am setting the publish date! The book is edited and ready to go. The cover is in the final stages of being designed (so I can't reveal it yet). And I am chomping at the bit to share The Road to Hope with you! For now, how about another teaser? ~~~ ~ Chapter Four … Continue reading The Road to Hope publishes Oct. 15! How about a teaser?
This week, my focus has been on productivity - like how to keep focused on the things I need to do to move forward when there are so many shiny objects distracting me. This is not an easy task for someone like me. Even now, I have the dog barking around me, music playing through … Continue reading 5 ways to deflect distractions
About three years ago, I was in grocery shopping in a Trader Joe's when an accident unfolded in the middle of the store. A woman was pushing her toddler in the cart, and he was sitting in the wrong part. The cart pitched forward, and the toddler fell on the ground and became hysterical. The … Continue reading How Trader Joe’s helped me write my latest novel