My Whole Last Decade in a Nutshell #anniversary

Ten years ago (yesterday) my heart quickened in my chest as I listened to my soulmate breathe the two word promise that changed our lives forever. I repeated the vow and took his name as my own. Now, as I sit at my kitchen table listening to my four year old play doctor, trying to…

I MOVED!

Whew, what a year this has been! We’re seven months into 2019 and so far I have released two books Sketch and Justice for Belle, quit my job to be a stay at home writer and mom, I’ve sold my house, bought a new one, painted and remodeled some on the new one, and as of…

Write at Your Own Pace

One thing I’ve learned about writing and blogging over the past few years, is that working at my own pace is imperative. I’ve read countless articles and blog posts about time management in writing sessions. I’ve read about scheduling this, pencling in that, even charting exactly what tasks to do at exactly what time as…

“minding our own business”

If the grass IS actually greener on the other side of the fence, then its because your neighbor spends less time looking into your yard and more time tending to their own. Or, maybe they’ve lived there longer and have spent a few more years primping and pampering their greens. After all, if you share…

WIP Writing Challenge, on hold for June!!

So, every month I do a writing scene prompt and invite any authors who’d like to participate to join in. We plug the characters from our WIP into a scene with the given prompt and at the end of the month, I link the participants into my own scene. It’s been SO MUCH FUN!  I…

Busy Reading

WOW what a busy couple of weeks! The end of the school year is insane. Programs, fieldtrips, programs, testing, programs…. oh and did I mention programs???? I’ve been a little hit and miss on the Blog here, and likely will be for the next week or so. Because, as if all the mommy springtime madness…

Bookish Update and Mother’s Day

What a beautifully perfect Mother’s Day weekend I had, here in central Utah! The sun was shining, and everyone was as healthy and happy as can be. We opted to stay home and relax for the weekend. The weather was lovely, and the wine was flowing. My husband and I set up a sprinkler underneath…

Happy Easter! #poem

Let sunny be your days, And bright your disposition. Let joyous be your ways, And pique your intuition. Let delight consume your chest Content thriving in your veins, Let prosper light the road, Caution mark the danger lanes. Let love fulfil your soul, And spill to overflow. Let the nearest people know, Its they who…