Recently, I had a conversation with my husband that made me reconsider my general attitude towards personal goals and long term plans (no matter what these are). You see, I am the type of person that believes life is not a sprint, but a marathon. Goals, plans, or dreams aren't achieved because of how fast… Continue reading The Hockey Side of Writing
Category: About Writing
What the Heck is Visual Branding?
Last week I was able to attend one day of the LTUE Conference with my daughter, and even though I was familiar with the conference from previous years, and had volunteered with some of their vendors, this year was my very first year as an attendee. There was one class in particular (An Authorpreneur's Business Plan)… Continue reading What the Heck is Visual Branding?
From Baby to Book and Everything in Between
I am coming to you from a super high of emotions this week. My little sister had her first baby, and I was honored to assist her through her labor and delivery. I have to say that it was a completely different perspective from what I was used to (being the one giving birth before), and… Continue reading From Baby to Book and Everything in Between
Patience, Loneliness, & Writing
When I think of how much I've learned and the opportunities I've been given in life, I can't help feeling overwhelmed with gratitude. From the little things to the big things, everything we experience is a chance to thank our Maker for the wonderful opportunity to be alive, to be learning, to be growing, regardless… Continue reading Patience, Loneliness, & Writing
3 Lessons From a Master Storyteller
I still remember the first time I heard about The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller by John Truby. A friend and writing buddy recommended it and I decided to check it out and give it a try. It's taken me practice to truly grasp and properly apply the techniques Truby… Continue reading 3 Lessons From a Master Storyteller
What makes great writers great? I’ve asked myself this question many times. What is it about a writer’s voice, style, or story that leaves a deep mark in the souls of those who read their work? I think there are many different aspects in a writer’s life that play a role in the superiority of… Continue reading Worthwhile Influences