Practice Makes Progress

Originally posted on Recover Yourself:
It’s very hard sometimes, to monitor our own progress because we acclimate to the change as it comes. Much like if you were to walk to the top of a high mountain, on your way up, your body would slowly adjust to the changes in elevation. You might not even…

September 11th ~ Seventeen Years Later

Originally posted on By Hook Or By Book:
I really hate this day. It’s been 17 years since terrorists gave this country a brutal and lasting reminder that America is not invulnerable, yet it feels like yesterday. Every single moment of that horrific day stands out with crystal clarity. So many lives lost, and not…

Prologue: Aggravated Momentum (18+ reading)

My hands are as far above my head as they can reach, my back intensely arched, and my calf muscles tighten, extending to the footboard. My pumpkin orange painted toes point as they join the stretch. The sun beams through a tight crevice in the drapes, challenging my eyes to regain vision. I squint and…

September Writing Prompts

Originally posted on Putting My Feet in the Dirt:
Here are the new writing prompts for September.  I hope all of you enjoy them!  Happy writing! ~M xo And, if you’re new to the idea of writing with the help of prompts, here’s what I like to do with them… To begin, settle into your…

Massive E-Book Sale, because… ITS MY BIRTHDAY!

Last year I had someone ask me on Facebook how old I was, because they thought their notification was wrong. About an hour after I commented back saying 33, a close friend of mine called. She was like, “Hey, why are you lying about your age, beotch?” And, I was like, “Um, what the hell are you talking…

Calling all Authors for Guest Posts or Interviews!

Originally posted on Jemsbooks:
I happened upon a wonderful post today by Mindy McGinnis on her blog. Check it out here. She gives a list of six ways to support your favorite authors. We authors will thank you for all that you can do to spread word of our books. WE NEED YOU READERS! I am…

Mom-preneur strengths and struggles

Often times life is lived through small pieces and fragments. As a Mommy Writer I’ve grown accustomed to these little chunks of daily joys and irritations. Sometimes the little things lead up to bigger events (such as book releases, children’s milestones, etc.) and some times not (merely simple moments).  But, it’s the day-to-day lifestyle that…