Writer’s Digest Review

Last spring I entered my first (and only-finished-so-far-personal-labor-of-love) book in the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards for 2016. Alas, I did not win. Not that I expected to, but I thought it would be worth a shot, you know – to take advantage of the opportunities that arise, eh? The truth is, even with littleContinue reading “Writer’s Digest Review”

The Dutiful Wife

He brings home the news he’s deploying again, You hold it together; turn away, nod your head. He’s seen others hurt; you’re his best friend then- the one he turns to, when another is dead.   Laundry, cleaning, chauffeuring, cooking, single parenting – a difficult job, at best. Bills need paying, the lawn needs mowing,Continue reading “The Dutiful Wife”

NaNoWriMo 2016

Well, this is exciting! NaNoWriMo starts next week and I can’t wait. I am so enthusiastic this year that I have decided to host a Nano write-in. I’m going to be putting together some kind of word prompts and challenges document to take with me to help jumpstart our creative juices. It’s closer to theContinue reading “NaNoWriMo 2016”

Thoughts Run Amok

Do you ever have one of those days where you can’t get your thoughts under control? Today mine have just been running around like bees who’ve lost their queen. I’m excited because I’m packed and ready to go on my writing weekend; two nights in a hotel that was given to me as a Mother’sContinue reading “Thoughts Run Amok”

OCD and other things.

I’ve been struggling over the past couple of months. I’m not going to get into the details here, but I feel like evil and temptations have been removing my peace. I need to regain my peace, man! And I think I’m on the road to peaceful recovery. Balance. That is the thing that gets outContinue reading “OCD and other things.”