Posts Tagged "Motivation"


Last weekend I hosted some boisterous Middle School girls for a sleepover. Yes, I’m old enough to have a 13 year old daughter, and I’ve been teaching her and her friends for two squee-filled years. During the giggling, crafting, and truth-or-daring I was taken back to the awkward, self-doubting tween I once was. It wasn’t easy feeling different then, and the same holds true as a 30-something year old. Can you...

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Is this really a question? Today, I was working on a #TeaserTuesday for Supernatural Chronicles: The Cupids. My main character, Evelyn, is faced with a short, but epic To Do list that rivals any I’ve ever made. Creating a list of things I hope to accomplish each day (or week) helps me stay on task. It’s only in the last few weeks that I’ve let go of my To Do lists and gone through each day with a little more...

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FREE

FREE


Posted By on Apr 14, 2015 in Blog, Motivation, Normal Is Boring, Writing | 2 comments

WHAT!?! FREE?!?! Everyone jump on that! Who cares what it is, who it benefits or embarrasses? What does it matter if it’s crap? Where do I have to go to get it? Why can’t I have two? When can I get it and shove it on top of the pile of free things stuffed in my closet? It’s FREE! I hate to break it to you, but I’m not offering any free tangible objects today. If you place any value on impactful advice, this is...

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  This is what I hope to look like, any given day. I want to be able to type my fingers to the bone, and check a gargantuan word count off my list. (Then I want to brag about it on every social media account I possess.) It’s not the toughest job out there. Heck! As writers, we don’t even have to get dressed in the morning if we don’t feel like it. What I’ve come to realize is that I’m not working that...

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Referencing Social Media and Sabbatical in the same post may get a few interesting reactions. I can already read them… “Sabbati-what?!?” “But social media is my friend!” “If I don’t get enough ‘Likes’ and ‘Shares’ no one’ll like me or share my book!” “Daily? Like, every day? No, really. EVERY day?” I’m trying to lighten the mood with all...

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