The other day I found the following post on Yahoo Questions: My 13yo firmly believes he is under absolutely no obligation to do anything my wife or I say, and refuses to do anything he doesn’t feel like doing. Suggestions?
I remember, as a child, sitting on a cold, flat boulder, squinting against the sun as it peaked through the leaves above, while writing a story about fairies and magic. Walking barefoot in the dirt, chasing squirrels around tree trunks,
If you’re anything like me, life is rushing past you at supersonic speed, seeming to scatter in all directions like a herd of squirrels. And if you’re anything like me, there is no slowing down in the near future. Despite
Dissecting Book Reviews that Deserve 1 Star Book reviews. An author’s best marketing friend…sometimes. We all love to get them…on most occasions. Authors fight for them, beg and plead for them, dream about them, wish for them…until we see that
You are known by the company that you keep. Let’s refine that, you are known by your tribe. That doesn’t work either… You are known by the clothes that you wear and the people that are around you at all
I have reached that point in life where it is all over. I am done. Never shall I be saved, now that I have turned thirty six and I’m ‘still’ single. I have left it too late, way too late.
I’m honored and humbled to say that this blog has been nominated as a candidate for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award by my esteemed and talented guest, Carmela Dutra! I would like to recognize her very kind nomination
The Learning Curve: The Pitfalls of Writing and the Pursuit of Success Over the past several years I have come to realize that writing with the aim of getting a book published and into print is no longer a journey
Can you be one without the other? Should you be? I struggle with the fact that as my novels reach farther and farther around the globe, many people now know my name (and face) and want to know more about
Another kid pushed to the edge by bullies. Another disheartened sheriff addresses a news conference. “(She) was absolutely terrorized on social media.” Another disbelieving mom tries making sense of life without her little girl. “I never, ever thought it would happen to