This is a hard post to write. Why? Because I see myself as never good enough. Writing a post like this demands that I admit it. People around me would be shocked if they knew how deeply this runs to my core. After all, I was valedictorian of my graduating class and voted most likely … Continue reading Never good enough?
In my last post, I wrote about courage and how my writing was expanding into nonfiction. It wasn't just words. In October, I'm releasing my first nonfiction book since The Write Edit. It is currently up for pre-order. I wasn't sure if have it up yet. I'm still shaking in my boots about all this. … Continue reading 90 Seconds to Courage
Here in the states, we are celebrating Thanksgiving today. I know I have readers from many different countries, so today I would like to share my Thanksgiving with all of you, whether you are in the U.S. or not. I certainly have many things to be grateful for. Thank you for being a reader of … Continue reading A Day for Giving Thanks
I am so proud to announce that Quest for the Three Books is now an audiobook and is available on many platforms -- you might even be able to get it through your local library!
As artists, we not only put our hearts into our work but often times we also put a lot of money into our business in order to get out there and get exposure. Many people don't realize that it's not only art supplies or products we've created and purchased at wholesale to resell, but there … Continue reading Avoiding Hobby Loss
I wanted to give a big shout out to my other Morning Sky Studios author, Cathy Wilson. She recently won Third Place and received an Honorable Mention for an article and poem she entered into the Idaho Writers League annual contest. Kudos to her! With it coming up on Halloween, her book is a great one to … Continue reading Finding things a little Strange…
"Don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love & inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong."~ Ella Fitzgerald Even if you aren't exactly where you want to be and doing what you want to be doing, it doesn't mean you can put some effort into that … Continue reading It’s Monday. Where are you?
It's hard to put yourself out there when your heart is in what you do. Rejection stings the worst when you do your best and someone tells you it's not good enough. That criticism can tear you down. Hate to tell you this, but that's exactly what you need. You have to keep putting yourself … Continue reading Vulnerable
I missed a step in my last post. A very important one! I think it's easy to do too because this is really a step that must over arc all of the previous steps mentioned. It is your guiding star, a pinpoint of light that will always assure you that you are on the right … Continue reading Missed Step
1. Do more. Whatever your passion is, keep creating it. It'll keep you happy. 2. Do better. Never stop improving your craft and yourself. These two knit together. A skill you've learned because you wanted to try something new will grow to help you in another area. Life just works that way. 3. Listen to … Continue reading Three easy steps