How I Wrote a Novel: Part One – Idea, Planning, Outline

I self-published my first novel this December. Most of my friend’s and family’s reaction to me writing a book was some version of, “I can’t believe you wrote an entire book.” Before I wrote one, I had a hard time conceptualizing how people did it too. I’m doing this series about my novel writing process…

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New Year – Taking Responsibility and Resetting

2020 was good for me. It wasn’t fun or exciting. I achieved a few goals, but nothing life changing. 2020 was good for me. I learned more about myself – where I want to go and what I need to do to get there. Taking Responsibility I’ve been working towards taking full responsibility for myself…

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What’s Next?

Now that my first novel is all done, I’m excited to move on. One of the things I’m moving on to is book 2, a continuation of Dark House, so I’m not totally free of that world. But the fact that I’m excited to write another book is promising. It’s a ton of work, and…

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Ebook Published!

The Kindle version of my psychological thriller, Dark House, is now available on Amazon. The paperback version should be available in about three weeks. Book Description: A young woman who has given up on life is offered professional help for the first time. Instead of receiving the help she was promised, she is imprisoned in…

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Doing Better

At least once a week, I open WordPress. I look at my feed, see if there are any new posts I’m interested in. I have an itch to write one myself. After ten, twenty, thirty minutes, I close the tab and move on with my day.  I stopped writing for my blog around this time…

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TP Season Finale: Shape Up or Ship Out

AAAAH! It’s over! I completed Tenacity Prime Season 1. The tenth and final installment has some action, some space pirates, and was pretty fun to write. Click here to read. If you liked Tenacity Prime and want a season 2, please let me know! Leave a comment here or on Wattpad. At the moment, I…

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Tenacity Prime Episode 8: Mano A Mano

Click here to read! Only two episodes left! I can guarantee drama worthy of a daytime soap and space pirates to close out the season.

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Update and TP Episode 5: Dinner Party

What’s kept me from writing these past months is my negative feelings about myself. I can’t tell you how many times I opened a blank document with the intent to say something, then talked myself out of it. I’ve reviewed chapters of my book draft, not editing, just judging.  The short version of why I…

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Tenacity Prime Episode 4: Saturday with Molly

Click here to read Tenacity Prime Episode 4! I realized that there’s no reason for me to post each episode on my blog and on Wattpad, so from now on I’ll only post on Wattpad and link the episode here. If you have issues reading on Wattpad, let me know, and I’ll go back to…

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Tenacity Prime Episode 3: New Boy Part 2

Lauren and Stephanie walked Ben to the door of his Intro to Tenacity Prime Elite Force class after lunch.  “You’ll have to tell us what class is like, I’ve heard it’s super intense,” Lauren said. “This class really shouldn’t be intense, it’s mostly informational, I think,” Ben said.  He observed his fellow classmates as they…

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