I'm pushing my writing craft post to tomorrow to enjoy the Science Fiction Romance Galaxy Awards today! My TBR pile is sure to grow 🙂 I love learning about new authors and books through these awards. The judges' mini-reviews are so helpful, and it's great to see what stands out most to them. Judges get … Continue reading SFR Galaxy Awards for 2019!
Happy New Year, everyone! Do you have exciting plans for 2019? I have a ton and a half of them, starting off with a secret formatting project I'm working on for one of my writing besties! I love helping other writers, and this writer has helped me along my path so much. I'm thrilled to … Continue reading Happy New Year!
However you mark the turning of the wheel of the year, I hope you're all enjoying a bit of down time, lovely food, and nourishing company. Holiday season can mean full schedules and empty energy wells. Around the holidays, it's even more important to me to minimize time with people and activities that draw from … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving Eve!
In my meditation recently, a new mantra spontaneously unfolded. It was beautiful and powerful and I think it can help other people, so I'm sharing it here. I'm focusing quite a bit on health and healing right now in my life. I thought about my progress, and immediately followed with "I am so grateful." Then … Continue reading “I am so grateful.”
We have reached the point of the year in the Northern hemisphere when the sun is at its most powerful and the night is at its shortest. The days will begin to shrink now, even as the heat kicks in. It will still be a time of great activity and outward growth for me, as … Continue reading Joyous Summer Solstice!
Today is a new moon, so what better time to renew my blogging practice! This month's new moon is leading into the full moon that is sometimes called the Strong Sun moon. I'm going to use this time to focus on things I want to strengthen and grow as the moon waxes full. My writing, … Continue reading Strong Sun New Moon
Hey, everybody! I'm going to be joining Heather Long on Night Owl Romance's web site for an online chat that will be happening on June 4 at 7:00 CST. We'll be talking Scifi Romance and anything else that strikes our fancy 🙂 If you'd like to join in the fun, you'll need to sign up … Continue reading Night Owl Romance Chat!
Hey, everybody! I'm super excited to be joining Katherine McIntyre, Julia Mills, and Gail Hart for a Paranormal PJ Party on Night Owl Romance's web site! The online chat will be happening on February 19 at 7:00 CST and there are giveaways! If you'd like to join in the fun, you'll need to sign up … Continue reading Paranormal PJ Party!
I love the tradition of picking a word for each year. A word to focus on, plan around, and maintain during mindfulness practice. 2018 is going to be big. I can already feel it, because this year, my psyche isn't happy with just one word. It wants three. Home The first word that came to … Continue reading Three Words
For the better part of two years, I had an awesome word count to report at the end of most days. Thanks to playing along with the super-fun #authorconfession hashtag game on Twitter, I noticed that my word count had stalled out. This was strange and alarming. I went back through my planner to try … Continue reading When I Stopped Writing