Writing

Return To Routine

Any parent will tell you that routine is important to maintaining sanity. Unfortunately, kids don’t always feel the same way and when my girls were younger a schedule was nothing more than a pipe dream. For the better part of the last decade...

Journey vs. Destination

Due to some kind of pandemic black magic I don’t quite understand, we are less than five months away from 2022. 😳 That means summer is winding to a close and after my writing routine (and self confidence) took a hit recently, I’m happy...

The Best Laid Plans

(aka – how my long awaited writing retreat was a total bust) Like many of you, I’ve spent the majority of the last year and a half in my house, with my family. 24/7. Unlike many, I was fortunate to have a lot of space (including a...

The Ever Shifting Goalpost

The Ever Shifting Goalpost

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that whenever you accomplish one goal, another will take its place. This is true in many aspects of life but, in my own experience, it is also VERY true when applied to writing and (more specifically)...

Surviving the Submission Process

I often tell people I did the entire publishing thing backwards. I had an editor interested in my book before I even had an agent which means I published my first book without having to go through the submission process. Wow, if only I had realized...