The Writer's Life

In the Throws of Edits

Every novelist will tell you that writing a book is the easy part. Editing it is the pits. When an author takes their own imagination and free writes their book without a scripted outline or any idea of where they are going, the story flows like jagged rocks tumbling down a mountainside and crashing into… Continue reading In the Throws of Edits

The Writer's Life

A New Look!

While reaching for a glass, I pondered on where I should begin to write. Do I start the edits of my novels? Or should I write another article? I turned the faucet on and clear liquid swished through the tight cylinder; splashing against a stainless steel basin. I placed my cup under the spout and… Continue reading A New Look!

The Writer's Life

Miracles and Gifts

I am certain by now that you have noticed my silence.  There were many things that I wanted to write about, but all of which required me to pen this letter to you, my dearest readers.  I must admit that guilt kept me from writing you.  I started this blog as a journey through my… Continue reading Miracles and Gifts

The Writer's Life

The Giving Family

We are a generous family; often giving where it is needed even when we didn’t have much at all. And, it only makes sense to continue giving of ourselves to others in need.

The Writer's Life

Moving Forward Through the Holidays

  As I look forward to the holiday season, I have been reflecting back on this past year and my accomplishments so far.  I landed a new job that was on my dream board, attended a writer’s retreat, began writing in the second book of my series, secured a website for said series, and met… Continue reading Moving Forward Through the Holidays

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Reinventing My Blog

It’s that time, again.  I feel a need to reinvent my blog.  Today, it feels too safe, too cozy.  Almost as if I got caught in a rut and didn’t know where else to take it.  I have become bored with it and interest is waning due to my lack of exciting things to post.… Continue reading Reinventing My Blog

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Silence Among Words

I have said it before, and I will say it, again.  In day to day activities Life just happens.  Like a toddler, it grabs your attention forcing you to look at the stunts that it can achieve by consistently tugging at your sleeve and calling out your name. As writers, we like to lock ourselves… Continue reading Silence Among Words