Go With the Flow

Normally my new year’s resolutions include very concrete goals. Measurable, cut-and-dry with no gray areas. Goals like ‘blog twice a week’ or ‘1000 calories per day, max.’ I’ve been that way most of my life. Planned, organized, driven and directed. I owe a lot of that to my parents, my discipline with diving, and of … More Go With the Flow

Happy Mother’s Day!

In honor of Mother’s Day, I recall so many great books that have strong maternal characters. I recently read one that was about a mother and her two daughters that had me crying on every other page, the emotional connections were so great. I could never have guessed the amount of emotion I was capable … More Happy Mother’s Day!

On a Roll…

The last three days have been exactly that- on a roll. And I’m lovin’ it! Vacations really do work wonders. Before my vacation I averaged about 500 words a week on my WIP. In two days I wrote 1700 words. The following day I wrote another 3000. The story just flows from my fingertips, I … More On a Roll…

Family, Fun, and Fear?

Thoughts rambling through my head today completely unrelated to my writing or querying endeavors.  But I had to put them on a page. We’ve traveled to El Paso, Texas to visit my husband’s side of the family.  A cousin is celebrating her Quincienera and we hadn’t seen them for over a year.  We flew in … More Family, Fun, and Fear?