Inside the Mind of a Writer

What Could Possibly Be More Important to a New Author Than Marketing?

Life is an emotional journey. If you’ve read my bio, you already know I believe this. But what exactly does that mean? To me, it means we need to embrace life, feel each moment as we live it. Some of those emotions are wonderful. Some are painful. But we need to experience the bad times in… Continue reading What Could Possibly Be More Important to a New Author Than Marketing?

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The Joy of Christmas Distractions

I love Christmas: the traditions, the decorations, the scents, and the general feeling of cheer that emerges all around. For my family, the holiday season begins with a trip to the tree farm the weekend after Thanksgiving. It’s a tradition we began over twenty years ago, when my sons were toddlers. I have so many… Continue reading The Joy of Christmas Distractions