Choose Your Own Adventure Part 5

Here we are on the fifth installment of Eva's Story. For previous installments, go here. I invite you to share the story with your friends on your social media. The more people get involved, the more fun we have! Also, I would love to hear what you think of the…

In Service is True Joy

Picture this: you and a friend meet for coffee. You have great conversation. You talk about dreams, goals, family, and life. You both have incredible lives, amazing husbands, beautiful children, and the things you want are happening. And yet, waking up in the morning induces a sort of panic. The…

Creating Depth to Your Character

You’re reading a book and the character falls flat. The plot is good, the structure is good, the dialogue is good, but the character… something about the character just doesn’t work. You ask yourself what it is, but you can’t quite put your finger on it. Then it hits you,…

Choose Your Own Adventure Part 4

"Fine." I turn the dagger inward, pressing it against my heart. I'll kill myself. I'll stop the evil before I make it worse. "Stop!" he cries. I push harder. "Eva, don't!" My hands tremble as the dagger pushes further. Can I do it? Can I end my own life? A…

Getting Through the Center Slump

Have you ever seen those posts on Pinterest or Facebook that show what the writing life looks like? The pic looks something like this: [caption id="attachment_218" align="aligncenter" width="900"] The Writer's Life[/caption]   It's funny because it's true. I would be willing to bet every writer at one point or another…
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