Tuesday Motivation: Is This Your Year to Write Your First Book?

Happy Tuesday, friends—and Happy October 1st! I hope you had a wonderful weekend and a great start to your week. We’re officially in my favorite month of the year. Fall is in full swing, both of my kids are having birthdays, and there is also Halloween!...

Chapter One

Minutes turned into days, not hours, as we awaited the arrival. After lying in the dark with labor pains for more than 72 hours, my cervix was ready to open and release my son into the world. I panted as my muscles pushed and shuddered to do one of the very things...

March 2019: My First Attempt at #PitMad

Years ago, I read Stephen Markley’s Publish This Book, pictured, cropped, as the featured image of this post (and that image borrowed from StrategicPoints, FYI). The front and back cover dynamics of this particular work aren’t an example of what I would...

Hello Fall! Here’s What’s Coming in October.

Hi everyone and Happy Tuesday! And HAPPY FALL! This is my favorite-favorite time of year: the weather is just how I like it, I love all the colors and smells, pumpkins and costumes, creepy things, and the impending doom that is winter and all that I always pile on...