The Year of NO EXCUSES

Peace Out 2012.  I’ve been putting off examining this past year. The thought of revisiting it seemed horribly exhausting and didn’t appeal to me. Don’t get me wrong there were a lot of major ups in 2012 of which I … Continue reading

REAL is Sexy

REAL is Sexy

I am very much an old-fashioned girl at heart. I’ve never been up on technology unless I had to be for my job. I was the last person I know to have a smart phone and I don’t really even … Continue reading

12/12/12 The Dove ARRIVES!

I walked into my co-worker, Larissa’s, office and there outside the window, perfectly framed within the panes of glass, was the image of R&L Carrier – the shipping company that was bringing my paperbacks today! We immediately sprinted through the … Continue reading

2 magic words ‘so what’

I submitted my novel to print today. It began with light butterflies, they danced merrily in circles, completely  manageable and dismissible, I brushed them off. I went through the printers submission check list, 1-15 all good…(gulp)…I think. In that moment … Continue reading

Wine, Watercolors and a Thank You For Support

Sometimes you just have to do a little bit MORE than verbally thank those that offer their hand in support. I had no idea until recently how nice it is to be really supported by people, (and how hard it … Continue reading

Calling all Writers – Megaphone Society

How do we become more than a little voice shouting out ‘hey notice me!’   I read blog after blog, and article after article. I follow well-known authors in hopes I may learn some sort of strategy, but what I have found are … Continue reading