April is Almost Over

April is Almost Over

Talk about a timely update! This is not one of those. It’s been a weird month when it comes to motivation meeting productivity. Specifically, the last week has seen me spending more time reading a book because of analysis paralysis. I will sit down at the desk...
Marching into March

Marching into March

Wow, just wow. Welcome to the March update! The higher temps and the sunshine that feels good are starting to affect my mood again. I try to stay positive and the Spring hits so good! I was able to comfortably sit outside today and watch the sun begin setting. Anyway,...
April is Almost Over

New Year, Kinda New Me

2024 started off strange. I had been having stomach issues which resulted in an ER trip and having my gallbladder taken out. Some time off work and recovering, now I am starting to get back into the swing of things with brightness on the horizon. Let’s get that...
Importance of Goals

Importance of Goals

When thinking back, I feel like my goals were hidden. They weren’t necessarily hiding but not defined as goals. I was doing warehouse work and wanted something better. The path led to college and then to graduation. The next goal I didn’t identify at the...
July 2023 Update

July 2023 Update

We are back at it! It has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride and that will continue into the next month. Why, you ask? Well, let me tell you. Novel 2: This is still on track for my personal release time. Chapters are being changed, rewritten, and reshaped. It is hard...
15 Minutes of Fame

15 Minutes of Fame

When tasked with coming up with a “2 Truths, 1 Lie”, I always default to “I have been on MTV” or some form of that statement. The story is a lot too. The show was “High School Stories” and covered a friend wanting to go down in...
Marching into March

June 2023 Update

Hello World! As I look back at the previous month’s update, it’s cool to see what is on track and what has gone awry. I uncovered a notecard I had put together in January that broke down each day of the week and what had to be done each night. I have...
The Wand

The Wand

“What are you?” The question was not going to receive an immediate answer. Lea brushed the dirt from the object, uncovering more details. What she thought was a stick turned out to be much more ornate. A coiled white swirl climbed up what she thought to now be a...
Writing Advice: Experiences

Writing Advice: Experiences

It’s been a fun weekend. One of the biggest takeaways is that experience is amazing. This advice goes for everything in life, not just writing. What do I mean? Let me tell you. It’s no secret that I am not a handy person. I had been pampered by most...
April is Almost Over

I Outline Now?

I will be the first to admit to being a pantser. My writing, for the most part, happens. This has been my method since I first started writing. Over the last few years, I have evolved some when it comes to outlining. It’s true, I do outline now. I don’t do...