Worth Celebrating?

It’s the small things. Yesterday, I received word that an article I wrote was published online at Bucket List Publications.  I’ll confess that my heart made a little flip flop of excitement. I ran downstairs to tell my husband. “That’s great darling! We should celebrate!” I assured him that I thought one small article written … More Worth Celebrating?

Traffic Jam Writing

Traffic in Santa Cruz, California this summer is at an all time high. Come to think of it, all down the coast of California it’s been horrendous.  It took a combined total of over 30 hours heading down and coming back from our San Diego vacation last month. We’d cruise along at first, then grind … More Traffic Jam Writing

Passion and Perseverance

“If you’re passionate about something, it overflows into how you make people feel….” This quote by Sunny Good in the spring 2012 issue of Do It Yourself magazine caught my attention and begged the question, “What am I passionate about that overflows to others?” I’m passionate about so many things… I’m a passionate person, period. … More Passion and Perseverance


This week I responded to a request for comments on Facebook about a new e-book that’s come out by Jeff Goins. As I mentioned in last week’s blog, What Makes a Writer a Writer, I found his blog post last week very helpful and encouraging. Naturally I was happy to make a favorable comment! My … More Oops

Chop, Chop, Chop

On Tuesday I finally finished my second full book. Hooray! Now the real work begins. Wednesday and Thursday my goal was to define the themes so I could begin editing and restructuring. When I started writing, the main idea revolved around online dating, and while that certainly remains a big part, the major theme speaks … More Chop, Chop, Chop