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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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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The Blank Page

The blank page is staring at me. It’s new, untouched. I look at it and find myself excited with the endless possibilities that this page could provide me. I think of writing- the stories that could be told. Will someone fall in love? Will a loved one die? Will they fall, literally, crack their tailbone […]

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Grief of Miscarriage

**Trigger Warning** It was Monday, January 14th. A day that I never once even considered the vs. in Jeremiah (1:5). Nor have I ever considered Psalm 139:13. However, after feeling a little strange while doing group at work only to find myself bleeding at 5 weeks 4 days pregnant, the verses became a strange reality. […]

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Title Change Made Total Difference

I changed the title. The book is almost exactly the same. The letter from the author at the very end was updated a little, but that was it. The book is the same. When I say no difference, I’m serious. I couldn’t get ‘A Divided Love: Chelsea and Jamal’s Story’ to sell to save my […]

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