Redbud Blooms 2019

The Flower Moon Begins to Bloom

Hello, everyone! Today is the new moon leading up to the Flower Moon. It’s all about growth, beauty, and potential to me.

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What do I want to grow in my life? What brings me the greatest sense of joy?

Right now, it’s all about my writing. I’m well into the first draft of an ambitious effort: my first full-length Department of Homeworld Security novel. Continue reading “The Flower Moon Begins to Bloom”

Cold Moon Goals Progress

Looking back on my post for the new moon this month, I actually made a lot more progress than I realized! My planners for 2019 are set up (I actually have three of them), and though I haven’t mapped out exactly when I’ll be working on each writing project, I’m ready to roll with the next two—and I finished the novella I’ve been working on for way too long! That is some awesome progress.

My favorite thing that came out of this post, though, was a new mantra. Continue reading “Cold Moon Goals Progress”

Joyous Solstice!

It’s the first day of Winter and we’re heading into the longest night of the year. We get a full moon tomorrow (the “Long Night’s Moon”), to boot!

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I celebrate the darkness on this day as well as the return of the light. When I talk to the little ones in my life about darkness, I tell them there’s nothing to fear, because darkness is where Dream lives. We can paint anything on that inky void that we wantdragons, forests, urban mages, or yes, fear. The choice is ours. Continue reading “Joyous Solstice!”

The Harvest Moon

Today is the full moon sometimes called the Harvest Moon. It’s a time to reap the benefits of all the hard work we’ve done, gathering the fruits of our labor in preparation for the colder months ahead.

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Autumn is my favorite season, with Winter a close second. Knitting, writing, hot cocoa, and bundling up under soft blankets—these are all things I’m looking forward to. Continue reading “The Harvest Moon”