Monday Motivation: April 15, 2024

With spring in the air here in San Diego and a new book due out in August, I’m thinking about growth: What do we do when our attempts to grow don’t work? How important is growth, anyway? What if we have to pivot back to something we hoped to leave behind? How can we nurture… Continue reading Monday Motivation: April 15, 2024

Thursday, April 11

Here is maybe the best explanation of why so many people write these days. In fact, it may always have been so. Readers love stories. They love them so much that eventually they get the urge to write their own. It’s natural. Always has been. The only difference now is that technology has made PUBLISHING… Continue reading Thursday, April 11

Monday Motivation

My motivation today is simple: Get my book edits done! Okay, it’s not quite that simple because I also decided to create an online writers marketing group for small press authors (with a couple self/indie authors thrown into the mix). It’s more work for me, but I’ve been feeling the need to have a community… Continue reading Monday Motivation

Tuesday Trivia: Happy Birthday, Edith Wharton

On this day in 1862, Edith Newbold Jones was born in New York City. She published her first work at the age of 16, a book of poetry entitled Verses. Of course, we know Wharton by her later novels. She published The House of Mirth in 1905 and Ethan Frome in 1911. She lived for… Continue reading Tuesday Trivia: Happy Birthday, Edith Wharton

Soup of the Week: Chicken Pot

So most every week I make a big pot of soup on Sunday or Monday that my hubby, C. and I can eat all week long. This week it was a basic chicken and veggie. I’d share a detailed recipe, but I don’t have one. I’ve been cooking long enough I just throw it together.… Continue reading Soup of the Week: Chicken Pot

One Step Closer

Hard at work on your next great read!

So this morning I’m listening to Christina Perri’s A Thousand Years and of course my mind flashes to the Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyer and how every time I watch the movies, I like them more. I never read the books, if I’m being totally honest, but they were a favorite of someone in my… Continue reading One Step Closer