I Blame My Parents

I Blame My Parents

There’s something missing from the treatment programs that I have encountered dealing with a family member going through addiction recovery. Recovery is all about the patient. I get that. But as the patient moves through the program, there is not (or, in my case, has not been) any treatment for […]

Winter is Terrible

Winter is Terrible!

This morning, I awoke to a freezing cold house. Our heater has not been working properly– it’s old and former tenants messed around with the wiring. Fortunately, I have a fantastic company that had patiently tried to fix it over the past two seasons. Unfortunately, it will have to be […]

Should Writers Go To Writers Groups

Should Writers Go To Writers Groups?

Here’s something that I always wanted to talk about but never quite felt brave enough to tackle it: Writers’ Groups. Some people have great success working with writers’ groups. Those are the roups where people gather together, usually once or twice a month, to read and critique a sample of […]

Love at First Sight

Not only do I believe in love at first sight, I believe that it might just be the strongest love out there. Maybe that’s why I enjoy writing romance stories so much. Not quite a year ago, I fell in love. Hard. Fast. Dangerous. Obviously I couldn’t tell my husband. […]

6 ps for authors

Writing for a Living

Many of my readers who follow my blog and Facebook livestreams know that I’ve been writing since I was very young. When I was in ninth grade, I submitted my first manuscript, The Europa Princess, to a publisher and, Lo and Behold!, I received a contract. Unfortunately, because I was […]