I want to encourage any aspiring novelist out there, to keep at it. Keep trudging through the muck, no matter how bad you think it or you suck (that’s what rewrites are for), because you can do it, I promise. Not only can you do it, but it feels pretty damn incredible when you finish! … More My First Novel is Finished! Well… Sort of…
Life is full diametrically opposed states, emotions, and choices. Yet, you have the potential to become a person who singularly experiences the positives, as the negatives are but a chasing shadow as you run towards light. … More ZigZagging with Zesty Zeal
The shock came from my being fooled, because I was usually not fooled –at least not easily. Yet, every once in a while, someone who looked and acted 60 turned out to be 88. Every once in a while, someone who looked and acted 70 turned out to be 55.
My mind was blown on many occasions. … More Yielding to Your Youth
Growing without knowing yourself is more like stumbling, which can be painful at times. If you know how you feel and act in certain situations, you can use that knowledge to transition smoothly. To know yourself is to know your heart, wishes, and deepest desires. It also means knowing your bad habits and tendency for destruction. Knowing these things about yourself will allow you to navigate through life with purpose. … More Xerox: Letters to My Daughter
Stop waiting for the things you can go get.
Stop wanting things you are not willing to get.
Stop wishing something great comes to you when all you have to do is go get it. … More Waiting. Wanting.. Wishing… Letters to My Daughter
Life is nothing more than a series of moments, and the choices we make within those moments. Some moments require a better vantage point to be enjoyed. … More Vantage, Volume, Visit: Letters to My Daughter
Become the woman you want to be, not the woman your circumstances lead you to be.
Be love. Be strength. Be a light. Don’t just be.
Take risks baby girl… and enjoy the freedom you earn! … More Untethered, Untied, Unchained: Letters to My Daughter
I attempted to write a letter about “Truth & Trust” and months later I had not been able to finish it. I had tried multiple times, and the letter never felt authentic. It felt forced. … More Truth & Trust: Letters to My Daughter
I just stopped writing.
I am searching my mind for the spark of creativity and energy to start again. I know the sage advice from the writing world mouth pieces. Just write! It doesn’t matter if it is good, just write. Write everyday. It will come back. … More Writers.. I NEED HELP! Why do you write?
Everyone is sick and tired of politics. Though the evidence clearly shows that statement to be a lie. The evidence is the non-stop social media posts by friends, family, and acquaintances, where opinions are thrown about as fact. … More Facts are DEAD…