#IWSG Wednesday: Let’s get personal

This month’s IWSG question: Have you ever slipped any of your personal information into your characters, either by accident or on purpose? Absolutely I have! Mostly it’s personal tidbits about other people; character attributes , physical features… sometimes it’s my own personality quirks or tendencies that come out in a specific character. Sometimes it’s aContinue reading “#IWSG Wednesday: Let’s get personal”

3.5 years and 4 rejections later (#IWSG Wednesday, announcements, and more)

I’m thrilled to announce I have signed a contract with Anaiah Press for my first contemporary Christian romance, called Second Chances. (Click on the image below to peruse Anaiah’s website)   This has been a dream 3.5 years in the making. Technically speaking, it’s been a dream of mine to actually publish a book sinceContinue reading “3.5 years and 4 rejections later (#IWSG Wednesday, announcements, and more)”

#IWSG Wednesday: Bookish pet Peeves

Everyone has their dreaded bookish pet peeves. Something that annoys, or grates on your nerves when you’re reading or writing, or whatever. My biggest pet peeve when reading: Books that are poorly edited. I used to waste my time wading through hoping it would improve. I’ve learned to just put it down. My biggest pet peeveContinue reading “#IWSG Wednesday: Bookish pet Peeves”

ISWG Wed/Thurs Day

Today is I mean, Yesterday was Insecure Writers Support Group Day ( You can find out more here) Welcome to the club. Even if you’re only reading this for the first time. If you’re a writer, you know how it feels to have insecurities sneak up on you. If you’re anyone at all, I’m sure you’ve felt insecurities aboutContinue reading “ISWG Wed/Thurs Day”

Weirdest thing you’ve ever researched

Today is Insecure Writers Support Group Day ( You can find out more here) Welcome to the club. Even if you’re only reading this for the first time. If you’re a writer, you know how it feels to have insecurities sneak up on you. If you’re anyone at all, I’m sure you’ve felt insecurities about your career, family,Continue reading “Weirdest thing you’ve ever researched”

Insecure Writers Support Group Day

Did you think writers were secure in their craft? You would be dead wrong. Writing is as fluid in emotion as is the characters that we write. Confidence is as changing and winding and wavering as a stream through the forest. Sometimes our confidence flows fast and sure, sometimes it’s wide and open – otherContinue reading “Insecure Writers Support Group Day”