Public Speaking Terrifies Me

Here are some quick facts about me that you may have already picked up on if you’ve looked through older blogs posts. The first is I have social anxiety, and at times it crippled me to where I couldn’t go into public places without a buddy. This lasted for about six years of my life.... Continue Reading →

Book Cover Design Ideas   

Screwing around with art is much more fun than editing my WIP, especially when, like me, you have written yourself into a corner. Stuck between what the hell am I doing and that sounds horrific, I’m at a part of my novel that seems like it’s one climactic scene after another. It’s causing me to... Continue Reading →

So Close to Draft One: A Novel Update

I am so close to finishing the first rough draft of my novel I can almost taste it. The words are painted on the pages (electronically of course), my characters have cellular structures and they piss and eat just like the rest of us. They are alive! I created them. I pumped life into fictional... Continue Reading →

Albino Deer Sighting

I'm beside myself excited to have two albino deers visiting our yard. Until now I hadn't been able to catch them on camera but today I got lucky. Several pictures are below. Fresh home from my son's baseball game I saw a flash of white at the bottom of the property. Like a ninja, I... Continue Reading →

Choosing What to Read Next

There are a number of ways I choose a new book to read. Here are some to consider, maybe a few you haven’t thought of yet. The spines at the library are well worn. If the book is creased and a little tattered, I assumed a lot of people enjoyed the read. This time I... Continue Reading →

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