These are the times for comfort.
We reach for comfort food (my latest favorite is Nairn’s gluten-free biscuit, especially the stem ginger and chocolate varieties) and find a cozy spot to snack and assume the position.
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Sixteen-year-old Katie-dog was greeted at the edge of Rainbow Bridge by Shadow, my sister Paula, and Dad. Think what you will, I know it’s true. They told me they would come when the time came. It happened a week before Christmas.…
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You’re in the angst of indecision. The weight of the “right" way presses your shoulders and stomach into knots as you face the fork in the road. You’ve researched and data gathered, analyzed, and listed the pros and cons,…
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Scary query? Let me just tell you….
Querying an Agent
Querying a literary agent can be terrifying, even paralyzing to a degree. You may not know this, but a query letter is the precious thing upon which a writer rests…
I recently read a young adult novel called Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy. I found it in a book review (where, I wish I could remember so that I could credit and thank the reviewer). I like Murphy’s character Faith Hubert, a plus-sized…
Accountability & Writer's Creep
I’d like to say writer’s creep happens especially when the writer is new. I’d like to wave my arm magnanimously and say there-there to myself. And while life happens, my progress…
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I am grateful for last year. In the beginning I took on a transitional, and what I supposed would be a supporting role in a local New Thought church called Unity. Rather, the ministry immediately became life’s front and center—while I sported…
Halloween plays a huge role in my upcoming novel, Andersen Light: A Mystic Creek Novel. There’s a big to-do at the lighthouse, at the high school (even the “teachers dressed to reflect their class subjects"), and many nighttime parties…
Accepted for Publication!
Grab a Comfort Book & Assume the Position
A Big Furry Tearful Goodbye to Katie-dog
The Fork & What Would Luther Say?
Recommended Read―Faith: Taking Flight by Julie Murphy
Cafeteria Halloween Food
Adding Me to My To-Do