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

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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Finding Success in Discipline

“Defeat is not the worst of failures.  Not to have tried is the true failure.” – George Edward Woodberry At the beginning of the school year, my oldest daughter was hesitant to take an art class.  She wanted to try her hand at pottery, but it was not available to her.  So, she was stuck… Continue reading Finding Success in Discipline