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"You're an amazing woman"

Wouldn’t you like to wake up one day and have someone tell you you’re amazing?

Well, that’s what happened to me, this morning.  In the middle of my stretches, I got a message from my good friend and guru, Michael, telling me I’m amazing.  287 more words


The Sample Edit

Why is a sample edit important? Should I really get one?

A sample edit is like a test drive. Only in very, very rare circumstances would you buy a car before driving it. 249 more words


Update: Summer's End

A few months ago I talked about my writer’s block. I even wrote a silly poem about the idea. Since then I still have been finding it difficult to sit down and write Zephaniah’s story. 134 more words

Science Fiction

Book Launch Party Planning

To say that I am excited for the book launch party, is understatement of the year!! I am beyond ecstatic to celebrate the completion and publishing of my first book!! 111 more words

Calvin The Kindness Reindeer

Self-Publishing Update

I have two book edits left to do and I can’t manage to force myself to do them. As I previously mentioned, there’s been some ongoing family drama that’s really brought me down. 83 more words

Mental Health

Update: Nothing New

I thought I’d give you all an update on my writing progress. Currently I am struggling with finding a good balance with work, church volunteering, and keeping up my four blog sites. 201 more words

Science Fiction


My grandma. Thin hair. Ghost-like hands. She sits at the window and prays.

Her eyes closed.  Her old plastic rosary.

The wheel of a rosary is being slowly moved forward by my grandma’s skinny stiffened fingers. 124 more words