Thank you for making my 2020 better

Well, it's that time again. The last day of the year. 

In normal times, I love New Year's Eve. I love reflecting back over the previous year and looking forward to the new one. But if 2020 was…

The First Day of My New Life

Anything could happen at any moment. You could get laid off from the job you thought you could count on, you could go on a date with a stranger who you end up falling in love with, you could get…

Book Lovers Unite for World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Authors, readers, and bloggers are uniting again his year to fight stigma, spread mental health awareness, and support the prevention of suicide. To encourage participation, we're giving away a $50 Amazon gift card…

The Shadow Vampires Trilogy

In February of 2019, I published Into the Shadows, the first book in The Shadow Vampires Trilogy. Then my life blew up when I was in the middle of writing the second book. I was finally able to get…

Find Creative Expression Podcast Episode 1

The first episode of the Find Creative Expression podcast has been released!

In it, I chat with New Orleans publisher and poet, Bill Lavender, about what it's like to run Lavender Ink, his background in poetry, the New…

How do you write like you're running out of time?

I decided recently to go over to my parents’ house and deal with all of the stuff I’ve had there for YEARS that my mom has been telling me to deal with for YEARS.  

I knew I had…

An update


It's hard to believe my last blog post was three months ago, and I'm still working remotely. People are attempting to go back to some kind of normal, but I haven't left my house much.  

These are crazy…

The light is there if you're looking for it...

These are scary times we are living in. Business are closed, schools are closed, events are canceled, sports are canceled, those of us who are lucky enough to still be working are working from home. We don't know how…