The Prep

Last night I messaged my friend. All of my doubts about this book being “the next big thing”. I have the formula. I have the story. I have the target audience. I have suspense, and romance, and a lining of humor. But only 1% of books will get picked up by a publisher and go…Read More

The Mountain Climb!

Miscarriage is devestating. I know I’ve told my stories about my struggles with fertility, but please know that though it is extremely common, it is heartbreaking to lose a child. I went through a cycle of feeling dead inside and hated myself, too. But we don’t have to suffer alone. This post was written by…Read More

“Platform”

This book thing is getting pretty serious. Thanks to another Challenge hosted by ChapterBuzz and Tim at What Inspires Your Writing, I am on target to finishing the first draft by the end of the month. So far I have a blog, an author facebook page, a book facebook page, an author twitter account, the…Read More

The Final Challenge

This is it. I am finishing the first draft but I need your help again. Apparent Power is already an award winning book, even before being officially published. It has sat at #2 on ChapterBuzz since I posted the first chapter. But I am not satisfied. In June I am joining another challenge on ChapterBuzz.…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

About My Book.. Some More

  I’m really looking for feedback. I have hit a wall of writing lately. I know that it is mostly due to lack of planning than lack of content. This is Chapter Fifteen. Tell me hate it. Tell me you love it. Tell me I have typos. Tell me that I should keep my day…Read More

The Personality Book Tag

I follow a blog called Trice Read that posted this tag today. I use Meyers Briggs personality types to help me develop characters. If you want you can do this tag, I’m not going to tag a bunch of people but I’m curious to see what your personality is! Get your free MBTI personality test at Sixteen Personalities or Personality…Read More