Bad days, bad vibes, bad choices, bad things are everywhere. The red light right when you need a green. Dried up ink when you need to print. The mean kids from your school days that haunt your dreams and cause you to swear off reunions. All 4 billion and three times your siblings picked on … [Read more…]
I took my twin boys out driving the other day. Twin A had a really good day. Twin B had a fairly off day. As twins their dynamic is always fascinating. They compete with each other and it serves them well. They work hard to edge out each other out. However, they also have a … [Read more…]
We all have books we go back to time and time again. We have our fiction pile, our non-fiction pile, and our craft pile. Today, I’m sharing my favorite “go-to” pile of writing books. In no particular order I present:
Last week I posted the number one list I love – you can find it Here. This week, I’m swooning over this list by Steve Kamb who wrote Level Up Your Life (link will take you to Amazon because I thoroughly believe everyone needs this). It’s kind of self-help meets rules for life meets tough … [Read more…]
Lists I Love, Part One: The Ten Commandments I’m a list lover so I figured “why not share some of my favorite lists of all time?” starting with the Ten Commandments. A little background: I believe in God. I’m not some psycho religious fanatic like Carrie’s mother (Stephen King’s book, Carrie). I do try to … [Read more…]
Put the phone down, don’t call S.W.A.T., let me explain.
I’ve struggled with blog posts over the years. I’ve tried to follow guidelines for building readers. I tried writing in a niche: writing about writing. Writing what I know – customer service, parenting (even though there’s no gauge that says any parent is doing it right). A few times I let random things pop in … [Read more…]
The Odd: I think it’s the “again” that makes me snort. Maybe “reporting party” should ask neighbor to share vet, food, and grooming costs?
I’ve been watching way too many competition shows lately: Master Chef, Food Truck Race, one episode of America’s Next Top Model (I’m too old for that much drama, I want to go all psycho mom on the people and clean up their attitudes), and some old Survivor episodes. A common theme is people who want … [Read more…]
Today I’m sharing a little insight. This isn’t just for writers, this is for everyone. We all have times where we struggle to move forward and finding a mantra that propels us – helps us put one foot in front of the other – can make everything much easier to bear.