Category Archives: Writing Reflections

When things are going…

What’s Ahead in 2019…

…or, reading, writing, coaching, oh my! It’s been a minute since I updated my blog, mostly because the holiday season hit me like an overscheduled, frenetic, wrecking ball of joy and fun. To say I was upset about that would … Continue reading

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Wandering Around the San Juan Bautista Mission

The other day I found myself having completed all the work for the first two classes in my MFA, which had somehow resulted in a massive case of writer’s block. Instead of sitting and staring at the blinking cursor, I … Continue reading

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Please, give me patience…

This past week has been an exercise in patience, thanks to the ever-labyrinthine world of military health care bureaucracy. And military child care bureaucracy. And some other military bureaucracy. Don’t get me wrong. A few hours spent in the house … Continue reading

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An abundance…

Lately, I have not been blessed by an abundance when it comes to getting words down on paper. I own this as my fault. I’ve packed a number of activities and errands into my life, and have therefore made it … Continue reading

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Writers have egos…

It’s a fact. If I didn’t have a big, shiny ego–big enough and shiny enough to withstand rejection, ridicule, and low-star reviews–I would no longer be in this game. To a certain extent, I feed my ego with coffee, exercise, … Continue reading

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Regaining Focus…

This has been one of those weird weeks where nothing is really coming together, but at the same time, I’m getting things done. Just not the right things. Or I’m too distracted to keep track of them. I don’t know. … Continue reading

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Don’t look now … it’s Hideous!

Actually, I do want you to look. Hideous Progeny: Classic Horror Goes Punk launches today from Writerpunk Press. This is the fifth in a series of seven planned charity anthologies that pay homage to classic stories by re-imagining them in … Continue reading

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Getting a review from the Infamous Scribbler…

As most of the readers of this blog are aware (all three of you…), I often post reviews and author interviews, here and on Medium (if you happen to be writing as a member of the military or military-affiliated community). … Continue reading

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Thoughts on working from home …

… or, “My Life Never Turns Out Quite Like I Planned.” Also, “It’s A Little Too Quiet, What Are They Doing Now?” Prior to giving birth to two perfect little girls, I had many ideas of how perfect our perfect … Continue reading

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New Release: Sealed With a Kiss

For immediate release! On January 29,¬† Boroughs Publishing Group will release a double-stacked Valentine’s Day compendium,¬†Sealed With a Kiss. (Available now for pre-order in multiple digital formats.) ~ ~ ~ As readers of this blog may be aware, last year … Continue reading

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