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Sweet Dreams, Mamma

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in A Writer's Life, devotionals

Today, at 4pm, my mother passed away. The ache of her loss is heavy and hot, burning deep, but I know she rests with the Lord. She is free of pain. She is comforted. She is happy. I will miss her forever.

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Fighting Cirrhosis

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in A Writer's Life, Blogging

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Looking Back to See Forward

Posted by on Sep 13, 2014 in A Writer's Life

I am a pantser who has been writing stories for more than half my life. In the last decade I’ve begun gathering digital research in order to convey a more compelling universe to my readers. OneNote is great but…

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Vacation’s Inspirations and Preorders

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in A Writer's Life

If you want to be a part of my preorder “Street Team”, subscribe to this site to receive updates, and/or preorder my book, Releasing Yesterday, at the special preorder price.

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Pinterest equals inspiration

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in A Writer's Life

More than visual and mental candy, Pinterest provides the opportunity to network and find more bits of awesome. Not only do you find inspiration for a character or a setting, but whatever you Pin can, ultimately, be found and inspire others.

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Here’s the thing

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in A Writer's Life

Being a writer is hard – difficult – a challenge– however you want to phrase the truth. But pushing beyond those challenges and doubts IS what will define us as a person and as a writer.

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Not “Because I Can”

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in A Writer's Life

The pulse of dozens of characters has always throbbed within my soul. They had life experiences aching to be exposed and experienced; to teach me who I was, who I could be, and what I had to offer the world. I didn’t take the time to care about the rules, or how to portray something correctly. I saw these characters and their lives in my mind’s eye as real as if they were a memory of an actual friend or family member. How could I not write about their agonies and joys?

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Distance, Day One

Posted by on May 14, 2014 in A Writer's Life

Today is also the first time [in a while] I’ve felt my brain begin to scramble for anything to write about.

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I did a bad thing

Posted by on May 13, 2014 in A Writer's Life

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