“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…

Be The Tree #poem

Warped are the roots, yet tall’s the old tree, What hides beneath the surface is strength, you see. Stronger with age, finds growth through the muck, The path of each finger searching sustenance, not luck. It either moves or it crushes some rocks in their way, Or it tunnels around, finds other places to stay….

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…

Song Lyric Motivation: Imagine Dragons

I’ve had a thing for this song lately, and it’s been a while since I posted my current favorite motivational lyrics. And, to top things off, my son finished up his very first year in a music class this week! SOOOO needless to say, a musical post seems appropriate for today. I love music, of all…

Breath and Swim: Guest Post, by Chloe Aston

I’m so very excited to welcome Chloe Aston to the blog today. She’s a beautiful young woman, inside and out. She loves to write short stories, and her own growing blog is really quite impressive! Check out Chloe at One Hundred Daffodils, you won’t be disappointed in the least. What I love most about Chloe’s stories, is the…

No #Writer Is An Island – Guest Post, by Rhia G. Adley

I’m thrilled to welcome Rhia as a guest today! Rhia is such an inspiration to writers, and her advice is beautiful. Enjoy! Rhia G. Adley is a creative writer and blogger who works with fiction to inspire writers to “live out the story they want to tell.” She strives to find the connection between fiction and real…

Yearly Bookish Goals

The tail end of 2016 was a pivotal point for me in SO many bookish ways! Some sort of switch flipped with my outlook on life, and my permanent take on goal setting. I’ve been writing for years, but kind of just kept to myself about the whole shebang. Aside from a few friends and family members,…

Song Lyric Inspiration Day: Good To Be Alive, Andy Grammar

It’s been a while since I posted the lyrics to a song. Today, this one struck a particular chord. Enjoy the words to this insanely inspirational song! I’ve been grinding so long, been trying this shit for years And I got nothing to show, just climbing this rope right here And if there’s a man upstairs,…