Fighting My Battles

So, here’s the truth… I can’t go to the movies without tearing up. Like, not ever. I am already overwhelmed with emotion when the trailers for upcoming movies come on. I am truly moved by movie commercials. I get sucked in, my heart leaps with excitement and joy, I’m fascinated by the sound, I’m on […]

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Just putting this out there…

So, I was sitting in the bathroom, phone in hand, scrolling through my emails when I heard it. The problem was, I was home alone. No husband, no kids- just me, alone. My ears perked up and I sat in total silence. After a considerable amount of time of nothing, I went back to my […]

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I Threw Up

I threw up. Not the kind where there were chunks in the car or anything. It was definitely more of a dry heave kind of thing. It didn’t start there. In fact, no, that’s where it ended. It started six and a half hours earlier. I woke up at 5:31 on the dot. I was […]

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Parenting: My Mistake!

I’ve come to learn recently, that no matter the fact that they share genes, children are extremely different. It floors me sometimes.   For example, when my oldest daughter was learning to drive, she was so cautious about it. She was timid and careful. She never wants me to correct her. She would carefully hit the gas and […]

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Rejected (Again)

Yesterday was one more addition to my writing journey. Earlier this year I submitted a novel to Hallmark Publishing. They use a tiered formula to book acceptance. My book made it through. I was waiting in anticipation to see if they were going to accept it. If so, they would have made the book into […]

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Will I Ever?

Will I ever be the writer I want to be- The type of writer where I can quit my job and focus solely on my craft? The kind that people read their work without knowing what the piece is even about, because people recognize the author and trust it regardless. The type of writer who […]

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