Looking to change my life has become a quest. I want to wake up in the morning and feel like the day is worth working through. I’ve been setting myself goals and soul searching for a life plan that doesn’t include feeling degraded or inconsequential. In my search for better answers, I stumbled upon a … More Questing for My Soul: Reviewing THE DESIRE MAP EXPERIENCE by Danielle LaPorte
Life rolled right over me. Like, completely squished me flat and left me scrambling to get myself back together. Life does that! I’m in the process of reclaiming my goals now that life’s steam roller has gone on its merry way for the foreseeable future. Thank goodness! Anyway, now that all of my bits aren’t … More Reclaiming Organization: The Bullet Journal
First, I would like to apologize for posting this late, I have had family issues come up in the last couple of weeks that has thrown everything out of wack. I also have to have surgery within the next month, and hopefully after the dust has settled I can resume being prompt. Until then, I … More Shifty Hobgoblin, Shifty Personality
I have three children, a ten year old son and two daughters, ages eight and six. And this week, we’re all sick! Symptoms include: a dry cough, runny nose, and exhaustion. It culminates in all of us being super emotional! I’m sure most people know that, as a parent, I don’t get to take the … More Sick Days
I was supposed to write this post on Friday. Instead I spent some much needed time with my partner. So, nope, I’m not apologizing. However, I would like to get back on track here. Today I wanted to talk about my latest book project, the sequel to OLD BLOOD, tentatively titled SOUL BLOOD. It’s bloody. … More Next!
Writing fiction is fun! It’s also complicated. One of the things that I see in many books is the struggle between carrying the plot forward, and creating realistic dialogue between characters. That said, here are my suggestions: Do: Use adjectives to show how a person is speaking. I get it, someone, somewhere, said that adjectives … More Dynamic Dialogue: Do This, Not that
Goals. What a wonderful, awful word. As we begin the New Year, everyone is setting themselves to new tasks that are supposed to make 2016 an epic year of self-transformation. Most of those plans will fall through. The few that don’t, however, will be epic! Though maybe not in the way that they were imagined. … More Why Hello There 2016