My final(ish) draft should be done this week!

First off, sorry this is a lot later than normal. I got to work late today, and this got pushed further down the list of things to do. But, I do have a reason for it: my (ideally) final draft should be done this week! I’m so excited, and it’s been a rush trying to […]

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Remembering to write for joy.

Here’s the thing: I’m alone. The hubby is gone on a business trip, and while that means I’ve been doing a lot more Netflix marathons than is probably healthy, it also means I’ve been doing a lot of writing. And I’m remembering what it is like to write for the fun of it. I mentioned […]

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Cruzin’ into the second half of the book!

I’ve been gone for a while now, and boy was it helpful. I have been able to focus solely on my manuscript, and the stress of not having to worry about a blog post every week is really nice. I’ve spent a ton of time on my first chapter. It was the one that felt […]

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Posting dates & blog updates

I need your opinion. I’ve been struggling with making content each week that I feel truly revolves around writing, and I was wondering what people would think if I dialed the blog posts to once every other week. I also want to put the majority of my energy into the revision of my manuscript, and […]

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Writing to feel the rain

I’ve completely finished the edits on my first draft! Let me tell you, it was an ugly mess. I mentioned in a previous post that I thought the beginning was going to be the easier part (it was not), and I found the further I got into the story the better it became. My husband […]

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50 Word Friday #35: Morning

The birds are chirping. There are cars starting up outside. The bustle irritates my fuzzy senses. The sun is hardly awake, so why am I? This isn’t something even the strongest cup of coffee will fix. I’m being dramatic, you say? I say I dozed off many times writing this!

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I am a published author!!! The book is out!!!

For those following my blog, you might remember that I was accepted for publication several months ago…   I’m happy to announce that the book is finally available to purchase! Or you can click this link: http://bit.ly/2GwaX9R   Buying the book from my website means I get a commission from the sale, so if you’re thinking […]

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50 Word Friday #34: Fudgel

Note: Fudgel means pretending to work when you’re really doing nothing at all The bedroom door opened. I scrambled to hide the candy wrapper. “What are you doing?” “Oh,” I pushed my hand between the pile of folded shirts. “Just laundry.” “Then why is there chocolate on your face?” I reached up and rubbed the evidence […]

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50 Word Friday #33: Grass

The blades tickle my nose as I lay in the yard. It is late enough that the heat of the day is being blown away by a cool wind. The earthy smell of the soil, and that distinct smell that only comes from grass lulls me into a contented sleep.

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