It was another hectic day full of many errands and lots and lots of coffee. Due to a miscommunication, my mom had to stay at work longer than normal and needed me to bring her some lunch. We were out of all sandwich-making food, so I drove into town to pick up a sandwich from… Read More Beautiful Chaos – Guest Post By Michaela Mininger
I bet you thought this post was going to be about how I pray for a popular music group to be set straight, stop their sinful ways. Nope, not the case. I just really like Twenty One Pilots. I don’t care if it’s unusual for a person born before 1980 to like them or even… Read More I Pray For Twenty One Pilots
Writing is an overwhelming career. It’s not just about putting the imaginary world that lives in our head onto paper for others to enjoy. That’s half of being an author. The fun half. The other half is evil. No other word for it. I lie. There is another word for it. It’s marketing. Writers pour… Read More Writing: The Impossible Career
I have a literary agent!!! I signed a contract with Hartline Literary Agency. This is big news, dear readers. It means I’m one step closer to publication. One step on a very long road. Seriously. Don’t expect me to come back anytime soon announcing a publishing contract. It takes time. A lot of it.… Read More Woo Hoo! Big Announcement!
This past Saturday, I participated in my first Muddler. It’s a 5K race with mud related obstacles. The end result is mud being everywhere, and I mean everywhere. But it’s for a good cause. It supports our military personnel “who suffer injuries of the mind, body, or soul.” So why didn’t I just donate the… Read More Bragging Rights
I open my eyes, close them again, and snuggle my feet under my dog. “Get up,” I whisper to myself. Yep, I talk to myself. A lot. I turn over and throw the covers over my head. “Get up.” This goes on for awhile until I finally drag myself out of bed, stumble to the… Read More Good Intentions and Coffee
Here are just a a few of some of my favorite writing quotes. Enjoy! “It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” —Ernest Hemingway “I think all writing is a disease. You can’t stop it.” —William Carlos Williams “If I waited until I… Read More Writing Quotes
This picture reminds me that God is always there for us. Be inspired. Be encouraged. Know that you are loved.
So this is the place that I like to post random things that I like. So here ya go! Enjoy Pokey LaFarge’s Devil Ain’t Lazy. And isn’t that so true? That hateful old devil.
I woke up Thursday morning with a gnawing sensation in my gut. No. I wasn’t hungry. I was blah. You know, when you just feel off and you don’t know why. Sad and somewhat muddled. It took me awhile to figure out that it was the recent news that contributed to my emotional muck. I’m… Read More Smile at the Sunrise