The Princess is here – what’s next?

It feels like it took forever to get The Princess Prophecy out into the world. From the idea to it finally being live was almost three years. And it's not a long book. Procrastination isn't my middle name for no reason. Of course it was the fear that made me do other things instead of … Continue reading The Princess is here – what’s next?

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Countdown to a prophecy

My first step to starting the year right was to send my book to my editor. After a nail-biting week I received the file back and to my relief she liked it. There weren’t major changes and the story was pretty solid. I accepted the grammar changes and fleshed out scenes she thought needed a … Continue reading Countdown to a prophecy

Mission accomplished – Sort of

The key to having a successful year in 2018 meant I had to start the year off right. I hung out with my husband and our cat. It was low key. Partiers we are not. We watched TV, had a drink, and totally missed that it was the New Year until six minutes after the … Continue reading Mission accomplished – Sort of

Boxing Day – A day to relax and plan

I love Boxing Day almost as much as I love Christmas. The day after Christmas is a chance to relax, visit with more relatives, catch up on things around the house, or (for me) taking advantage of the holiday to get to work on the writing. The lead up to Christmas usually means I don’t … Continue reading Boxing Day – A day to relax and plan

A Supernatural Follow up

Back in October 2016 I posted about a Supernatural Dream Come True. I was finally going to meet the stars of the show I'd watched for over a decade. When I initially purchased the ticket I went gold because I figured it would be the only chance I had to go to one. At the … Continue reading A Supernatural Follow up

Six Nights, Six Beds

Earlier this month my husband and I went to WorldCon75. The World Science Fiction convention happens every year, in a different city. This year it was in Helsinki. We’d planned it a year ahead of time because we were super excited to be finally going to Finland. Since my brother-in-law lives in England we decided … Continue reading Six Nights, Six Beds

Prepping for Publication

One of my promises to myself this year was to release books under my name instead of hiding behind secret pen names. Having books out under my name have the added bonus of me being able to market them, talk about them, show my parents I am actually writing and publishing. To that end I … Continue reading Prepping for Publication

Keep the Promises You Make to Yourself

Some promises take longer to keep than others but promises you make to yourself are important. Promises for me come in different forms. Goals I set for myself every year. Daily, weekly, or monthly promises I'll make. They're easy to off handedly say, "I'll read more this week." Or "I'll watch what I eat." Even … Continue reading Keep the Promises You Make to Yourself

The Sims as Reward

I love video games but I’m mostly a loner when it comes to playing. I don’t go for the online multi player games where I have to deal with other people even if it’s only through their avatar or their character. I’m always afraid as a newbie to those types of games that I’ll make … Continue reading The Sims as Reward

A Supernatural Dream Come True

The TV show Supernatural debuted on my birthday in 2005. I’d seen the commercials for it and thought it looked like something I would love. It appeared to be a show that would be like a mini horror movie every week. I love horror movies. And the two stars weren’t hard to look at either. … Continue reading A Supernatural Dream Come True