December 08, 2014

Why I Do What I Do

I almost titled this post, “Thank you, Isabella!” but I thought that might be a bit weird. That said, it’s because of a girl named Isabella that I’m writing this. Let me explain. I have no idea who this Isabella is, all I know is that she follows my blog and she took the time…

November 20, 2014

The Rest Of Your Year Can Be The Best Of Your Year

There are exactly five weeks from today until Christmas (YAY!!), which means there are exactly six weeks left until the 1st of January, 2015. (And, since I’m sure you’re dying of curiosity, that also means there are exactly eleven weeks until my debut book launch—yippee!!). Focusing on the six weeks remaining of 2014, I’ve been thinking…

August 25, 2014

The Value Of Perspective

Have you ever had one of those days where things just aren’t going so great? You wake up with a headache, there’s no hot water for your shower, you’re out of milk, the car battery is dead, you miss an important phone call, you miss an even more important meeting, you get home to a messy house,…

June 28, 2014

Publishing News!

Here’s some exciting news—I’ve been published! No, no, don’t get too excited. My novel isn’t released just yet. (Though, I’m hoping I’ll be able to give you an update on the release date soon! My publishers have a specific month in mind already, but I don’t want to say anything until they’ve heard confirmation from…

June 05, 2014

(Ir)rational Fears

I was in a conversation with some people the other day and we were talking about strange phobias. There are some doozies out there, that’s for sure. I’m not one to judge, since I certainly have my own share of irrational fears, but it’s really interesting to learn some of the things people are afraid…