"Creativity takes 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. Two years ago, I went to my car and opened the door.… Continue reading From Disaster to Dreams
When PTSD tries to make you worry about the past, but it's not relevant to the present or the future.
Why authors should NOT force friends and family (or anyone else) to buy their books.
I'm writing this post in part to try and help myself. I also recognize that it may help someone else. Living with PTSD is a freaking mess. It's worse when something triggers the anxiety, depression, self-loathing, and all the other messy symptoms. (warning, not gonna censor my language on this one) I grew up in… Continue reading Writing with PTSD
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. Growing up, my Grandmother was the one who always encouraged me to write, and who shared what she knew about writing so that mine improved. … Continue reading About That Dedication
I want to make clear, this is my first rodeo. I haven't marketed a book before. I've spent hours over the last several months researching how to do it though. I keep seeing posts about how books aren't selling and asking what to do about it. This will sound rough, and I apologize. I don't… Continue reading Marketing self-published books
Hall of Fame - The Script Listen to this song. Listen to it on repeat if you need to. If you can't listen to it, here are the lyrics. "Hall Of Fame" (feat. Will.I.Am) Yeah, you can be the greatest You can be the best You can be the King Kong banging on your chestYou… Continue reading In case you’re feeling down today