I Still Believe

I meant to post this in December but the days got away from me.    This has been a challenging year for us. My boys will be starting at their third school since August after the holidays.We up and left Georgia in November, having only had a little over two weeks’ notice to do so, … More I Still Believe

The Words I Didn’t Want to Hear from the Dermatologist & Why I Haven’t Been Writing

I’ve come to this page over and over again over the last several weeks, and I’ve stared at it, knowing I should write something. Anything. But each time I ended up shutting it down and looking somewhere else, putting my attention on something else. Anything else. I avoid dealing with difficult things, apparently. Writing is a bit … More The Words I Didn’t Want to Hear from the Dermatologist & Why I Haven’t Been Writing

Update: What on Earth is Going on With My 1st Book?

It never fails: I’m supposed to be working on research for school and my mind wanders. This time, like many other times, it wandered back to my manuscript – on which I’ve ceased queries, because I’d grown tired. It wasn’t so much the rejections as the story itself; if I wasn’t excited about it anymore, … More Update: What on Earth is Going on With My 1st Book?

Writing Prompt #10

You have been looking forward to this first date for two weeks. It’s Friday afternoon and you have one or two more hours of your work day left before you can go home and get ready for your night out – but then you receive an email that changes everything. What does the email say? … More Writing Prompt #10