Sometimes it’s Necessary to say No

We may not realize how necessary until later just how important that move was to our well-being, our business, or...

When One works backward, it takes longer to move forward

That seems like a no-brainer, right? Do anything backward and it’s hard to see your progress, or for that matter,...

The Middle Generation-Stuck between Worlds

The Middle Generation-Stuck between Worlds

[ Normally my posts are created around and about my author’s journey, but today I need to go a different...

Ever been called stubborn? Good for you!

Ever been called stubborn? Good for you!

“You are such a stubborn child!”  was a mantra I heard frequently as a young girl. I received the accolade...

Shakespeare must have had carpal tunnel

Before the typewriter all of the great writers in history and all of their stories and plays that were written...

We could learn a thing or two from feral cats

We could learn a thing or two from feral cats

It seems that a lot of news articles and blog posts start out with the phrase, “In these times of...

Creating an author’s platform feels a lot like raising children.

Creating an author’s platform feels a lot like raising children.

When I became a new mother way back in my twenties—which now seems like a lifetime ago, because it was—I...

Perfection Takes Practice, And Sometimes a Team

Dribble, pass, shoot, score!! Yay!! Betcha’ can’t tell where I spent the weekend? That’s right—in a gymnasium watching my granddaughter’s...

Put the Bread down at the Other End of the Toaster

Put the Bread down at the Other End of the Toaster

Why? Because it’s different, it’s a change. I have a four slice toaster, yet, habitually I will always put a...

We Need More Hens

We Need More Hens

I was just thinking—that for me—this writing process has been a bit like a chick coming out of its shell....