Holding On

Holding On

5 1/2 years. That’s roughly how long I’ve been working on this novel. 6 years. That’s how long I’ve been trying to figure out writing and me and life. 2,138 days of recovering from PTSD, spilling my heart onto the paper, growing as a writer, editor and person, and...

Make It Matter

“If you’re going to do something, make it matter.” ~HP Discover Conference 2012 The husb brought home this little nugget of wisdom from the HP conference he attended recently and WOW! It’s pinged around in my soul for the last week like a...

I Get Knocked Down

It’s going to happen. A crit partner is going to offend you. An agent is going to reject your query. A publisher is going to pass on your story. A reviewer is going to HATE what you wrote. And the nay-sayers in your life are going to shake their heads and give...