Thank October- I’m Awake!!!

September was a horrible month for me and my house and I am thankful that it is over. I had every intention on doing amazing things in September to include pitching my book, but none of those things happened. I had a slew of family visit me, which in itself is not a bad thing.…Read More

Pitch Wars Update- A Writing About Writing

“You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.” -Mary Tyler Moore Earlier this month I submitted my very first novel to PitchWars (HERE) in hopes of snagging a mentor that will help me shape it into the master piece that I see in my mind. Well, I did not get…Read More

The Generation That Built Us

Having a daughter has completely derailed me. Things that I have kept high on a shelf, have come down to tiny hands that don’t understand the frailty of the memories they hold. My father being in the military, we rarely lived close to family. When we did go “home” to visit, we stayed with my…Read More

My Perfect Work Space

I have not taken part in a flash fiction challenge in a long time. I have followed Kimberly Crawford since the beginning of my blog nearly two years ago. My first short story, The Last Piece,was from my first shot at one of her challenges. I am thankful that she continues to post these. This…Read More

Teething: The Cold Hard Truth

Imagine, if you will, an ache. A small swollen pain that is constant and further irritated by doing the one thing that soothes you. Then remove your ability to fix it, or even articulate your need for assistance aside from screaming bloody murder and thrashing around. You have becomeĀ a miniature angry octopus-banshee creature that is…Read More

Challenge Update: 1/2 Way There

  Holy Cheese-Its!! We are half way through the month and my 10,000 word challenge and I am excited to share that even though I spent the first half of the month editing existing content, I am on target to finish strong and have written 5,300 words of new content. I have been averaging about…Read More

Character Play Lists

One of my favorite blogs belong to a gentleman and published author named Jim. He regularly posts his “From My Writing Play List” and I find it fun and interesting to see what other writers us as a muse for their work. This particular gentleman is a self proclaimed metal head and is directly reflected…Read More

10,000 March Writing Challenge.

After two years of writing, I have finally decided to join a writing challenge to catapult production on my book. I’m scared that my writing is crap, but I am excited to finally share it with people in digestible chunks. It’s called 10K Word Count Challenge. Because I have not worked on it in almost…Read More