Life as I know it, Writing Journey

The bigger, better realities of life

  Depression is a real thing. So is fear and procrastination. But you know they're all real and you may have experienced them yourself. So why write about them? Because they are all trying to not only knock me down but keep me there. They don't want me to thrive. They don't want me to… Continue reading The bigger, better realities of life

Writing Journey

Who else hates rewriting, editing and rewriting some more?

       I'm going to be honest here. I hate rewriting. I hate editing and I'm pretty sure most writers feel the same way. Sure, there are those odd, admirable writers who love writing that first draft but also love writing the second, third and fourth drafts too. Not me.      I love… Continue reading Who else hates rewriting, editing and rewriting some more?

Poetry, Self-publishing

See Me…for real

If you didn't read my last post, (and chances are good you didn't), you don't know that I promised I would finally publish that long overdue second book within a week. And I did--on the seventh day. I already admitted I'm a procrastinator. 🙂 Technically, it was a bit easier this time since I already… Continue reading See Me…for real

Self-publishing, Writing Journey

My second book is ready to publish–but let me clean the top of the fridge first.

  I'm sitting here, writing this post, when I know I should be heading over to Amazon to publish my long-overdue second book. Oh, and before I hopped on here, I checked Twitter for interesting writing articles, laughed at funny cartoons on Facebook and uploaded a new photo on Instagram. I also did three loads… Continue reading My second book is ready to publish–but let me clean the top of the fridge first.