Optimistic Voices

As it’s been a little while since we’ve had this conversation, this might be a good time to remind everyone (including Betsy) that she is on a Quest to become a Successful Independent Author.  She has made some strides in the right direction, but she definitely has a long way to go!  Fortunately, Betsy has […]

Health and Wellbeing

I tend to keep this blog centered around creativity and writing, mostly because I hope you’ll find my fumbling journey into my own creative life to be interesting. Or at least amusing. Blogging also helps to hold me accountable, because on the creative road you’re basically only accountable to yourself. But the pursuit of creativity isn’t the […]

Practice and Confidence

It’s come to my attention over the past few weeks that having confidence in what you think you know or have learned requires practicing those things.  Otherwise, you forget that you know or have learned them. Practice means moving, walking through the doorways you’ve opened, and doing it over and over and over again.  If […]

A Quick Status Update

Hello everyone!  It’s been so long since I’ve written a blog post that you might not even remember who I am!! (Although if you don’t, I’m not quite sure why you’re taking the time to read this.  But thanks!) Anyway, as a way of getting back into the groove of blogging more regularly, I thought […]

Everyday Angels

A few days ago, I lost one of my very close friends to cancer. I have had the privilege of knowing and loving this woman and her family for many years, so the loss is keenly felt. This is especially true because she is probably the reason I’m writing this blog post, and indeed am […]

A New Hardy Falls Story is Available!

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, the novella I wrote last year and talked about frequently–nay, incessantly–here on the blog has FINALLY come out! My little boulder is all grown up and flying free in the world.  Er, rolling free!  Roll, little boulder!  Roll! Starting Something is a Hardy Falls story FREE for […]