Weary But Willing

Have you ever been to the beach and found yourself stuck in a barrage of oncoming waves? Unable to catch your footing or your breath before another wall of water knocks you over? It’s a debilitating combination of fear and exhaustion. I’m in a season that feels like a perpetual turnstile of wave after waveContinue reading “Weary But Willing”

Watch Me Write & a SALE

You know those friends who you can go months or maybe years without speaking to, then pick right back up where you left things in one single phone call, text, or visit? I’m hoping we’re those kinds of friends! It’s been another hot minute (are kids still saying that?) since I posted anything here. ItContinue reading “Watch Me Write & a SALE”

I Must Be Crazy – NaNoWriMo and Other Fall Things

We’re knee deep in autumn here in Middle Tennessee. Leaves are an impressive array of golds and reds and oranges, the breeze is a little cooler every day, and pumpkin has permeated everything from our porches to our coffee cups. Halloween has come and gone, ushering in what, for most of us, is the busiestContinue reading “I Must Be Crazy – NaNoWriMo and Other Fall Things”

99 Cent Sale – Through May 31!

Just breezing through super fast (what a crazy busy week as we prepare to move across the country to Tennessee in just over a week!) to give an announcement you won’t want to miss! What better way to celebrate a BOOK BIRTHDAY than to have a SALE?! Read Someplace Familiar on your favorite e-reader thisContinue reading “99 Cent Sale – Through May 31!”

The “Places” in Someplace Familiar

We’re a few days in to the month of Someplace Familiar‘s FIRST BOOK BIRTHDAY! It’s fun to sit and remember the story that became so dear to me over the years of writing, editing, and promoting. I thought it would be fun to take a few minutes to remember one of my favorite places inContinue reading “The “Places” in Someplace Familiar”

Someplace Familiar Is Turning One!

I can’t believe by debut novel Someplace Familiar turns one this month! Throughout the next few weeks, I’ll be celebrating by sharing some favorite quotes, reviews, posts, insider scoops, and maybe some fun birthday treats along the way. To get the festivities kicked off, here is one of my favorite quotes from Someplace Familiar. And, ifContinue reading “Someplace Familiar Is Turning One!”

Someplace Familiar is Going On Tour!

Someplace Familiar is going on tour…a book tour, that is, with Celebrate Lit! From March 1-14, you are invited to stop by and chat about the Jack, Livy, Laurel Cove, and more with other readers and bloggers. I’ll be popping in and out to answer questions and chat with readers, too. Throughout the tour, I’llContinue reading “Someplace Familiar is Going On Tour!”

On Choosing Truth

I’ve been seeing a wonderful, divinely-matched-with-me therapist for several months now. She has helped me work through a lot of baggage that I didn’t even realize I’d been carrying. Generally speaking, she approaches our time together with kindness, compassion, and patience. She gently guides me to discover things on my own. Except for those timesContinue reading “On Choosing Truth”