After lots of therapy, and a new therapist, I finally have enough headspace to write again. I’m working on new posts for everyone, and back on my stories as well. It’s a wonderful feeling. Nothing I do makes me as happy as being able to write. Not being able to write is a recipe for… Read More Update!
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. – Confucious… Read More Motivational Monday: Do Not Stop!
You are enough, and what you do is enough.… Read More Motivational Monday: It’s Enough
I was recently in a discussion with other authors about the actual process of writing down that first draft. This isn’t the one where you’ve made any edits, it’s the raw, unfiltered story. It’s a little like drawing at this stage. There are circles, squares, lines, and none of it makes a lot of sense… Read More Just write!
I was heartbroken to see this news article yesterday morning. (Multiple Women Have Been Drugged in Downtown Albuquerque) Heartbroken and horrified for the women who underwent the experience of simply being out and getting drugged. The women in the article didn’t mention being aware of sexual assault, but even if they weren’t attacked, the question… Read More When fantasy and reality collide.
I’m supposed to be good at using words. That’s kind of the job of a writer. I’m good at telling stories, and less so at talking about myself. Tonight is the last night of 2018. It’s a year that has had more than its fair share of challenges for many, myself included. Yet, for the… Read More Happy New Year
“Creativity takes courage.”… Read More Creativity and Courage
I checked Facebook this morning to find the “memory” they presented me was about one of the most horrible days of my life. It was two years ago. My life has changed so dramatically since then, it’s almost too much to take in.
When PTSD tries to make you worry about the past, but it’s not relevant to the present or the future.… Read More Echoes of the Past
I included the following dedication in Escaping Paradise. For my Grandmother, who always believed, and Piers Anthony, who told a young woman she had the talent to pursue her dreams.