I Was Late to Work Today (AKA Lessons Learned While Getting a Bird Out of the House)

As this is the first month of a new year and I have been debating making changes in my life for a few months, I finally put some new routines into place this week. (I know most people do this January 1st, but as I noted last month, I’m a bit behind.) The first routineContinue reading “I Was Late to Work Today (AKA Lessons Learned While Getting a Bird Out of the House)”

The Holidays Are a Week Ahead of Me

I don’t know when it started really. Perhaps it was Mom, but I don’t remember it being setting in stone. No, it was probably me. At some point in time, I looked at my holiday calendar, pointed a finger at Black Friday and the Saturday following Thanksgiving, and said “There, that is when we willContinue reading “The Holidays Are a Week Ahead of Me”

To Blog Or Not To Blog, That Is the Question! (AKA Becoming an Author)

I have been writing for over ten years, the last six years with a goal to publish; and self-publishing the last three years. Since I first began attending writing conventions, shows, and master classes, I have heard that I need to blog, but I fought against it. “What do I have to say that anyoneContinue reading “To Blog Or Not To Blog, That Is the Question! (AKA Becoming an Author)”

A Beneficial, If Unwilling, Compromise

Many of you are already aware that I am working on another Pride and Prejudice variation. It appears this will be a novella, but that might change. At this point, you can read the first eight chapters on either beyondausten.com or austenunderground.com. I should be ready to publish by the beginning of August. Watch forContinue reading “A Beneficial, If Unwilling, Compromise”