Finding “Inspiration” for That Novel

Inspiration. That elusive muse which seems to elude every writer when they need it most. Many a writer has wasted months and years awaiting the arrival of it, only to be thwarted by time and life. Let me start by saying this: Inspiration is a LIE. "Inspiration" is an excuse writers use to excuse their... Continue Reading →

30 Before 30

My twenty-sixth birthday came and went this month. It's that monumental age when... I don't know, I'm ineligible to be on my parents' insurance? That's the only milestone I can attach to that age. Regardless, 26 is no small achievement. Over a quarter of a century has passed since my birth, which prompted me to create... Continue Reading →

Beauty and the Beast: A Review

Like so many Millennials, I cherish the special place Disney holds in my heart and in my childhood memories. I admit Beauty and the Beast was not an obsession of mine in the same way The Lion King or Aladdin were, but the classic music and beautiful artistry of the Disney animated movie certainly brings... Continue Reading →

Author Meet & Greet

That's right, internationally bestselling author Genevieve Raas and I will be present for an author meet and greet and book signing! See details on our event page. RSVP on Facebook and share the event on your timeline for a chance to win a signed paperback of one of our novels! In other news, I want... Continue Reading →

NaNoAnonymous Day 26

I've done it. I've completed the first draft of Spirit Seeker Book 4. My #NaNoAnonymous challenge, to write every day in November without checking word count, has been the best thing for me. I've managed to already complete everything I wanted for this month, not only in my writing but also around the house (as... Continue Reading →

NaNo Anonymous Day 15

We're over two weeks into my #NaNoAnonymous challenge. That is, my challenge to write daily during the month of November WITHOUT any word count quotas and without checking my word count at all. I am pleased to say I feel I have shaken the compulsive habit of word count checking. The urge does come, but it's... Continue Reading →

#NaNoAnonymous Day 7

Day 7 of my alternative NaNoWriMo challenge (that is, my challenge to NOT check my word count this month and to simply build good writing habits) has arrived, and it is still a challenge for me. I have made a certain amount of peace with the fact that I will not be measuring my success this... Continue Reading →

NaNo Anonymous Day 2

This year for #NaNoWriMo I have set an alternative challenge for myself: Not to check my word count numbers for the entire month of November. I set this goal because I knew I had other obligations that would keep me from reaching 50,000 words this month, and because I have to prevent myself from comparing... Continue Reading →

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