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September 6, 2018

I just wanted to pop in really quick to give a shout out to Messy.fm where you can find my podcast, 'A Writers Life'.

Thanks to a new WIX app, WIX Podcast Player, you can now enjoy episodes right here on the website!

Simply click over to the Podcast link on the menu and...

August 16, 2018

   

“Wait!" Marcus managed, panting. “Did you see-" Closing his eyes against the pain as Mickey took off down the street, he couldn’t finish his sentence. Shifting his weight to lean on the door only took a bit of pressure off of his hip.

     “He’s in the back." M...

July 18, 2018

I Have Never Flown In An Airplane

I have never even stepped foot inside of an airport.  Anywhere.  Ever.

Now, maybe I shouldn't be proud of that.  Maybe I should be more ashamed that I'm too afraid to leave the ground.  But today, I'm coming at you with the announce...

July 9, 2018

It had already been a long day by the time we got around to bath time...

It had been in the 90's all day and we had spent most of the day in town, shopping.  I'd started things off by catching a door with my hand as my son breezed through and left it to almost close on...

July 3, 2018

So I Haven't Been Blogging

If you noticed, I hope you didn't mind!

As a perfectionist, I want to have some explanation that will be acceptable.  I want to expound on my busy schedule and the hectic challenges that summer brings.  I certainly could outline play dates and...

May 7, 2018

Over the weekend, professor and author Timothy Shaffert tweeted out a question about experiences readers have had while reading: 

@timschaffert

What's been your favorite reading experience? Not your favorite book, necessarily, but one of your favorite moments/periods of...

May 1, 2018

From Jane Austen to Dan Brown, these writers write different genres throughout the ages. But one thing ties them together - they all have strange quirks to help propel their writing!

April 17, 2018

How do you define your success as a writer? Do you use society's definition - or your own?

April 2, 2018

A morning's reflection leads me to a decision for more authentic living and less standing on the sidelines.

March 20, 2018

As the dream came back to me in snippets, I remembered I had been walking out in the woods with the afternoon sun peeking through the early fall foliage like a snooping neighbor trying to see through my backyard fence.  It was a garish light that threatened to make me...

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