The Writer's Life

Writing in the Dead of Night

Wyatt's first night in his toddler bed. We converted his crib by adding a guardrail and spent hours teaching him how to climb in and out of his new bed. Each night, I look forward to when my son falls asleep. We have a ritual after the traditional bedtime routine. I hold him in my… Continue reading Writing in the Dead of Night

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

Mommy Writes

Balancing Motherhood and Writing

I love my boy more than anything in this world, and I am so grateful for this blessing in my life. I cherish every moment that I spend with him, including the days when his terrible twos are at its worst.  Just like this momma, every mother needs a break; a little something that lets… Continue reading Balancing Motherhood and Writing