July 2012

Be Bold

July 17, 2012

Be bold, be brave, push past the limits of your comfort zone. Take the first steps beyond what you know if there is a path beyond that beckons to you. Don’t be rash, or stupid, or thoughtless–those things change boldness into recklessness, bravery into foolishness. You can push yourself without forgetting reality and the life […]

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Is Personal Blogging Changing?

July 12, 2012

There must have been something in the air today, because I had four different conversations with a fairly wide variety of people about personal blogging, and how things seem to be shifting. I’ve mentioned it before, but I try to keep a pretty close eye on what’s going on in the online world for both […]

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How to Really Help Authors You Love

July 11, 2012

So you want to know how you can support an author you love? How you can help their book be successful? How you can make your attention help that writer? I love Goodreads reviews as much as the next gal, but if you REALLY want to help authors you love? Put those reviews on Amazon […]

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The Moments of Almost Three

July 10, 2012

This morning, I woke up before everyone else. As I lay in bed willing myself to get out of bed, I heard Jackson cry out over the monitor once, then again. Then silence. I stayed in bed, stretching, enjoying a few moments in the early quiet. Suddenly, over the monitor I heard a quiet whispering […]

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Memoir Worthy Memories

July 9, 2012

I read memoirs, or listen to people telling stories and I always have the same thought: How on earth do you people remember all this stuff? No, seriously. Even before having a kid seemed to sap all my mental faculties, I NEVER remembered my memories in such detail, if at all. I have vague, hazy, […]

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