Finding Your Why

Writing and publishing my novels is a dream I have for my life. Actually, dream isn't an accurate term because then it sounds like it's a hope or something that will always be in the future. Publishing my novels is a goal, one that I am creeping up on. When…

Breaking Your Characters

When you read or write a novel, you often fall in love with the characters. You're moved by who they are, what they stand for, and what their lives are. Sometimes you're moved to tears. Sometimes you're horrified. And sometimes you finish the novel, turn the last page, and sigh…

Sneak Peek!

I finished my second novel at the end of May. This book is raw, completely unedited, and needs a ton of work, but the basic story is complete. Now the fun part begins. I'm ridiculously excited about it and I want to share part of it. I warn you, no editing…

When Words Resonate

You know that feeling when you're reading a book or you're watching a movie and something is said that just clicks? You're sitting there fully engrossed and a sentence is uttered that changes your whole life. Somehow, the words resonate with your entire being. Your chest feels like it expands,…