Deep in the Well

Depression is an insidious disease, a formidable foe, and a pain in the ... neck. I was diagnosed with it years ago, sought help, took medication, and gradually got better. I felt so much better, in fact, that eventually I stopped taking the medication. A few years later, I found myself fighting debilitating fatigue, a … Continue reading Deep in the Well

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5 Tasks I’d Give Up in a Heartbeat — #MFRWauthor Week 11

Welcome to week 11 of the Marketing for Romance Writers (MFRW) 52-week blog challenge. This week's prompt is "If I never had to do this task again..." It's an intriguing prompt, I think. I can think of a gazillion or so tasks I'd willingly give up forEVER if I could, so I'm thinking that writing … Continue reading 5 Tasks I’d Give Up in a Heartbeat — #MFRWauthor Week 11

What I Would Do If I Couldn’t Write — #MFRWauthor Week 4

Welcome to Week#4 of the Marketing for Romance Writers blog challenge for 2018. This week's prompt is: What I Would Do if I Couldn't Be a Writer. Before I get started, maybe I should explain my blog post title from last week since apparently I confused a lot of people. And here I was thinking … Continue reading What I Would Do If I Couldn’t Write — #MFRWauthor Week 4

5 Items on my Life List — #MFRWauthor

Happy Friday! It's week #48 of the Marketing for Romance Writers' 52-Week Blog Challenge, and so far I've managed to post every week. If you're not amazed by that, you probably ought to be. I haven't always been the most reliable when it comes to posting regularly, mostly because I can't think of things to … Continue reading 5 Items on my Life List — #MFRWauthor

A Song That Makes Me Happy — #upbeatauthors

It's Monday, the start of another full work-week after the holiday here in the US. Even though I work from home, I do try to take holidays off these days--something I didn't do in the early stages of my career. Back then, I worked every day, rain, shine, or holiday. I reached a critical stage … Continue reading A Song That Makes Me Happy — #upbeatauthors

Bragging Rights – #MFRWauthor

Good morning and welcome to week 46 of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-Week Blog Challenge. This week's prompt is Let Me Brag For a Moment. I'm really uncomfortable with blatant self-promotion, so the only reason I'm writing a blog post this week is that I've hung in there for 45 weeks before this one, and … Continue reading Bragging Rights – #MFRWauthor

The Woman Who Inspires Me Most–#MFRWauthor

Welcome to week 44 of the Marketing for Romance Writers 52-week blog challenge. This week's prompt is A Person That Inspires Me. I have to be honest with you--this one made me pause. At first glance, I don't have anything to write about this week. I don't consciously think about feeling inspired by another person...ever. … Continue reading The Woman Who Inspires Me Most–#MFRWauthor

You Never Forget Your First Love — #MFRWauthor

Welcome to week #42 of the  Marketing for Romance Authors 52-Week Blog Challenge. This week's prompt is My First Love. When I saw this week's prompt, my mind went immediately to one person and has stayed there, no matter how hard I tried to steer myself in another direction. I tried to come up with … Continue reading You Never Forget Your First Love — #MFRWauthor

Sit Down, John! #upbeatauthors

It's Monday, which means it's the start of a brand-new work week, and that means another installment of posts from Upbeat Authors. Today's topic My Favorite Historical Figure. Really, I should say figures, plural, because my favorites are a couple. I don't think one could have done what they did without the other. Though I … Continue reading Sit Down, John! #upbeatauthors

5 Things You Might Not Know About Autumn

Happy fall, y'all! It's officially autumn now, which means nobody can roll their eyes at all the fall leaf pictures popping up on the internet these days. If you're a pumpkin spice fan, you're no doubt in heaven, and those of you in colder climates can look forward to cool, crisp temperatures and changing leaves. … Continue reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About Autumn