From the time I was a young girl, I’ve been a creative soul. Whether I had an instrument in my hand, a microphone at my mouth, stage lights on my face, or fingers gripping a pen, I was never without a way to express my creativity. And while my father was very supportive of me, he’d often wink and tell me, “Don’t quit your day job.” I used to groan and roll my eyes, but I’m thankful that my father instilled in me a healthy dose of reality. Continue reading “4 Side Hustles That Can Help Fund Your Writing Hobby”
Spoiler Alert: If you have not read Dark Awakening or Dark Gathering, do not continue! Doing so will spoil the mind-blowing, action-packed plot twist you won’t see coming. (Okay, maybe the marketer in me is shining through, but consider yourself warned!) Continue reading “Sneak Peek at Dark Storm, Book 3 of the Dark World Trilogy.”
I work in digital marketing so I like to think I’m fairly savvy with newer technologies. Despite this, I’ve never been a guest on a podcast or created one myself. Continue reading “How Becoming an Author Taught Me Perseverance”
Packing food and ice for a week-long river trip is both art and science! Thankfully, I’ve always had seasoned river pros along to do the packing! And I can honestly say we eat really good on the raft trips! Continue reading “Nom, nom, nom … whatever will we eat?”
You have only one dry bag…don’t get carried away!
My first raft trip was pretty rough. I didn’t bring chapstick so my lips looked like cracked cement by the end of the trip. They hurt even worse. To spare you all the confusion, anxiety and yes, pain, here are some things I’ve learned to bring that tend to always come in handy when packing for a raft trip. Continue reading “Packing for your white-water adventure — what to bring”
So when Dark Awakening made the top 9% of sales in its category, Continue reading “How Dark Awakening made the top 9% in Amazon sales (in its category) without a big marketing budget”
For a few years now, my husband and I have dedicated January as “Sober January.” Apparently, we’re not alone. Over 5 million people take part in “Dry January!” I guess we’re not the only ones who want to give their liver a holiday!
This year, we upped the stakes and decided to expand “Sober January” to “Live Well January” and embark on a Whole30 diet to cleanse our systems and begin to take off some of those unwanted holiday pounds. Continue reading “4 Reasons Why the Whole30 Diet Doesn’t Work”