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The People Behind RIVER'S DEEP

This beautiful cover was designed by Rod Karmenzind. It’s beautiful, but it’s also heart-wrenching. Kind of like the process of writing this book.

I’ll try my best to write this blog post without getting melodramatic. 615 more words


PMS vs emotional walls

The week before I’m due to start my period, my hormones go haywire. I can go from happy, to pissed off, to a sad crying mess in the span of virtually seconds. 418 more words

Random Thoughts

Fifty Shades of Rage

(…some of which actually have to do with the fact that I had to rewrite this post from scratch because Chrome crashed and WordPress saved… my title.) 3,399 more words

Mental Health


Over a hundred and fifty people gathered at the Sunkist Activity Center of the California Citrus State Historic Park for the launch of the anthology edited by outgoing Inlandia Laureate Gayle Brandeis. 112 more words


The "Getting Minimal" Backstory

Have you ever felt claustrophobic in your own home? … took a look around and felt frustrated with the crap on the counter, or the toys cluttering up the floor, or the piles of dishes that seem never ending? 448 more words


Memories | Driven Snow: Part 1 (of 3)

The Memories mini-series will be about the backstories of the main cast of the Sylkar series. There are mild spoilers if you haven’t read the book yet (which is no one yet at the time of writing but I’m a dreamer) but I made sure to remove physical descriptors as well as names.   707 more words


Character.Interview: Beryl Ward

Name: Beryl Ward

Gender: female
Age: 27
Home:  upper Queen Anne, Seattle, Washington
Ancestry: Native American (mother) / German (father)
Appearance: It’s obvious that Beryl gets her looks from her mother’s side of the family. 1,535 more words