About today…

After viewing Facebook today with all the negativity, these are things everyone should do (and, yes, I need to take my own advice)…. One: Thank the Goddess you are alive and breathing. You were given another day. Use it wisely. Don't squander it. Don't wish harm on others. For that matter, don’t wish on others [...]

Pain makes people change.

Pain makes people change. I am not the same person I was three weeks ago. My soul has been transformed. Who I am now embodies nothing of what I was nine months ago, or a year or even two years ago. The parts of me you remember, that made you feel like there was drama [...]

Why you should date a girl who writes.

      With a hot toddy in hand (to fight a pesky earache), I felt that long lost urge to write again after my summer-long hiatus from writing. And though it's not for a scene in my next book, I let my thoughts take me where they wanted to go:       Date a girl who understands [...]

Split Second

I was driving home this evening, in the pouring rain, and I decided to switch lanes, to slow down so I wouldn’t hydroplane (even though I think it's fun A.F.). I glanced over into my right sideview mirror, checking the right lane, and saw no cars, but as I was turning my head back and [...]

Closer to me.

The late Dr. Wayne Dyer said, “Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change." I had read this quote many times before, but today, for some reason, this resonated with me. You see, I love yoga. I love that it calms my mind, because it seems that my mind [...]

THANKFUL

THANK•FUL ˈTHaNGkfəl/ adjective 1. Pleased and relieved. "They were thankful that the war was finally over." 2. Expressing gratitude and relief. "An earnest and thankful prayer." Synonyms: grateful, appreciative, filled with gratitude, relieved   One time I was told that I said “Thank you” too much. I don’t believe you can. Being thankful for someone [...]

Self-Promotion and the Single Writer

Self-promotion is exhausting. But as a self-published author you do it because no one else is going to do it for you. Promotion doesn't just happen to you. Yes, you have word of mouth, but that is not enough. You have to push hard and work harder. It's a good thing I don't have a [...]