July 16, 2018

I finally got around to finishing these annotated notes, and I'm so excited to share them with you. One of my favorite things to read about in author interviews or blog posts are inner thoughts about the pieces of their stories. What were they thinking about when they...

November 2, 2017

Recently, podcasts have become my new favorite thing.

You see, I've been supremely short on time these days. Between writing, revising, kids, football, baseball, softball, and ballet, I feel like I'm stretched in a thousand directions at the same time. 

It's not a uniqu...

October 4, 2017

I'm not going to lie. Today was painful. 

I've gotten to the part of my manuscript where I have to tie up all these little loose ends. You'd think it would be easy. I thought it would be easy. Boy, was I wrong.

This morning, I sat down at the cafe with a coffee in hand....

September 28, 2017

We all need a little push every now and again. For me, I need it pretty regularly. I often find myself staring at my computer screen, ready to work when something more pressing comes up. Pressing--as in laundry, house work, dinner preparation, grocery shopping, you nam...

September 20, 2017

I am currently in the depths of 1st draft hell for my 2nd novel. Seriously, hell. It is during this time of writing that I wonder why in the heck I actually do it. I am constantly in a place of self-doubt. My writing is horrible. I have no idea what's going on because...

September 16, 2017

Do you have a book that is like an old friend? One that no matter what, you can pick up and it will fill you with all those wonderful feelings and make the world right again? Well, I'm not having such a dramatic day, but I was going through my bookshelf, and my hand au...

September 12, 2017

Okay, so on my website I have a lot of Fun Things about Drift and my writing process. Some of these Fun Things include insights into what inspired my writing--like pictures and music. You can see them here:

Drift Playlist

Drift Inspiration

And some of those Fun Things inc...

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