Focusing on Happiness—Week Ten

What I’m happy about this week: finishing projects. I've had a heck of a lot of irons in the fire lately, and it feels really good to clear out the coals, so to speak. One of the projects is the hat, scarf, and wrist warmer set above, that just came off the needles yesterday. I... Continue Reading →


Focusing on Happiness—Week Nine

What I’m happy about this week: binge-reading Faith Hunter's Jane Yellowrock series. Have you read these yet? Because seriously, Ms. Hunter knows how to write. I just discovered the series recently, and have been plowing through them ever since. I'm adding reviews for these on Goodreads as I make my way through the books. I... Continue Reading →

The Nonfiction Book is Out!

Hey, everybody! I'm so happy to be able to share with you that Crafting a Writer's Life: Building a Foundation is now available! This book is me sharing some of what I’ve learned along my path to becoming a published writer. It covers the craft of writing as well as some of the things I’ve... Continue Reading →

Fictional Friends

One of the reasons I write is that I love books. I have loved them for as long as I can remember. The characters in my favorite books have kept me company when I was lonely and been with me through both good times and bad. In short, they were friends. This feeling of connection... Continue Reading →

“Pack” in Print!

My print editions of Pack arrived today! I'm so excited, I had to commemorate the occasion with a blog post 😀 Check them out! This is my first Indie book in print, so it's extra-exciting. And so lovely!

Sunday Surprise — Cover Reveal!

Hey, everybody! Work has been progressing on the nonfiction book highlighting some of the things I've learned so far on my writing journey. I finished the final galleys today! I also have a cover to share. Are you ready? It turned out about perfect. I had two things I wanted for the cover: I wanted... Continue Reading →

Focusing on Happiness—Week Six

What I'm happy about this week: the changing leaves of Autumn. It seems like the lighting is always perfect to make the leaves shimmer and shine. The reds are my favorite, but the golds are also something special. When they're all mixed in on one tree, with a little bit of green remaining, the effect... Continue Reading →

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