About My Writing, My Writing Journey, Other Authors, Personal Life Tidbits

Join me as a guest on the QWERTY Writing Life podcast

I'm so thrilled that I was welcomed as a guest on the QWERTY Writing Life podcast, hosted by authors Joy E. Rancatore and Mea Smith. On this episode of their podcast for creatives we talked about finding creative balance and had a fun, candid talk about balancing creative pursuits with other work and parts of… Continue reading Join me as a guest on the QWERTY Writing Life podcast

About My Writing, My Writing Journey, Personal Life Tidbits

What Some Writers Do When They Should be NaNoing

I convinced myself over the last couple months to participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), but I didn't have time to plan and prep like I would have liked. This, for someone who thought they were mostly a panster only to realize they are NOT, was a huge mistake. I struggled for the first… Continue reading What Some Writers Do When They Should be NaNoing

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From Homebody to International Traveler!

Guess what! You'll never guess. I'll just tell you. I'm going to Ireland! Yes, in just a week, I'll be taking a hop, skip and jump over the Atlantic Ocean to the green isle of Ireland where I'll be with my family for two whole weeks! I cannot believe it. Why can't I believe it?… Continue reading From Homebody to International Traveler!

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What I’ve been drawing . . .

I've got this idea, and I'm not done with it yet, but I wanted to see if what I imagined in my head is going to work. And I think once I've finished the project it will be just what I wanted, but it might take some time. And then, I got this idea for… Continue reading What I’ve been drawing . . .

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Author Interviews @RachaelRitchey #authors #writers #writerslifeĀ 

Thanks to my amazing blogging/battling/writing/encouraging friend, Queen Lu, for having me on her BlondeWriteMore Blog for one of her famous Author Interviews in the big red chair! šŸ™‚

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“Serve Your Family.”

There was a 60Minutes spotlight onĀ Frank Hall, who became known as the hero he's always been two years ago duringĀ the shooting at Chardon High. He doesn't think of himself that way, but he is; he risked his life to protect the kids in that room, standing in the gap. What happened there and at many,… Continue reading “Serve Your Family.”

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Riley Meets Silver Surfer

Okay, so all my kids have caught the writing bug. My seven-year old wrote a story for the #BlogBattle: Silver, but he forgot to save the file before he went to bed and lost it. He was really upset by this, so I offered to type it up for him while he told me the… Continue reading Riley Meets Silver Surfer

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Proof Copy Arrived!

I told you on Monday that when the proof copy for The Beauty Thief showed up I'd let you have a sneak peek at the book! It came yesterday evening, but I was so wrapped up in my feelings of shock, seeing my story look so professional and REAL that I couldn't stop ogling it… Continue reading Proof Copy Arrived!