2022

Photo of fall flowers gone to seed with the words, Say "No" to New Year, New You

Say “No” to “New Year, New You!”

The date on the calendar is drawing closer! The date I circled to begin working toward my goal. I have freedom until then. I don’t have to worry about trying to do something new. I can keep everything just as it is. Even if I really want to obtain the goal. I don’t really want […]

Say “No” to “New Year, New You!” Read More »

Picture of the breakwater wall I walked and formed the beginnings of a paranormal romance

Paranormal Romance Coming Early 2023

How it began I wasn’t dressed properly for the biting cold that met me on the breakwater wall. Close to the shore, it was bearable. As I walked the almost mile out into the water along the stone wall and no railing to keep me from falling into the water, the biting wind whipped at

Paranormal Romance Coming Early 2023 Read More »

photo of water nestled in the woods with the words: One Little Change Changed Everything

One Little Change Changed Everything

Like a lot of writers, creators, and entrepreneurs, I have a hard time with marketing. It isn’t because I don’t know “how.” I’ve studied marketing and all its trends for years starting in college when I got my business degree. I hate marketing. It is so exhausting! It feels manipulative and false. Marketers are all

One Little Change Changed Everything Read More »

picture of instagram logos on a pink background with the words: The Long and Short of Instagram Captions

The Long and Short of Instagram Captions

I read a lot about marketing because, like most of us, I am trying to figure out the best way to get myself out there. Get noticed. And seen. Even when being seen feels uncomfortable and scary. I used to hoard any article I could find, any class I could take (that was free or

The Long and Short of Instagram Captions Read More »

It’s My Birthday. I’ll Celebrate if I Want to.

For several years, I didn’t celebrate my birthday. I was indifferent about marking the day. While I didn’t judge anyone else for celebrating their birthday, it seemed like a pointless endeavor for me. But in the last couple of years, my mindset around celebrating my birthday has changed. What I once thought of as no

It’s My Birthday. I’ll Celebrate if I Want to. Read More »