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Doing a Digital Detox

During the month of January, I participated in an experiment for a fellow author who is looking at digital minimalism. I had done a lot of research on the subject, myself. As someone who spends countless hours on my laptop, Read more…


It’s the 1st Wednesday of the month again. That’s when I take part in Alex J. Cavanaugh’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group. I encourage you to check out their website and even sign up for the IWSG Newsletter. Today I will explore putting Read more…


How do you know when your story is ready? I know that my story is ready when I’ve gone through my writing process. It’s really like what your teacher taught you in English class.What’s my process? Let’s take a look Read more…


Reading as a Writer

Most (if not all) people who become writers do so because they were first avid readers. How do the things you read affect and shape your writing? How does your writing affect what, why and how you read? Today we’ll Read more…


Impostor Syndrome

When I first decided to pursue my dream of writing, I struggled with impostor syndrome. This was made worse by people’s perceptions of the worthiness of writing—and the viability of pursuing it long-term. Writing isn’t thought of as a secure Read more…


How to Find Time to Write

It isn’t easy for me to find time to write. Like most people, I have a lot to juggle in my life, appointments for my kids, my husband, and me. There’s also homeschooling 2 daughters and keeping my oldest on Read more…


It’s the 1st Wednesday of the month again. That’s when I take part in Alex J. Cavanaugh’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group. I encourage you to check out their website and even sign up for the IWSG Newsletter. Today I will explore putting Read more…


SMART Goals

Every New Year I ask people if they’ve made a resolution, Most people respond with a resounding, “no!” it’s as if resolutions are dirty words rather than opportunities to create positive change. Goals give you a challenge. They help you Read more…


Writing Resources

I love books about writing. Sometimes, though, you need to wade through a lot of fluff to find great ones. I’ve put together a list of writing resources that I purchased and read/used in 2017–and loved. Though this list could Read more…


I will be rebranding in 2018! I’m in the process of setting up a new website called, Facing Cancer with Grace. I’ll be moving posts pertaining to living well with cancer to that site.What does this mean for you?If you want to Read more…

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