Finding Time To Write In Today’s Hectic World

One excuse I have found myself using time and time again is that I simply don’t have time to write. I keep telling myself that maybe I just need a writer’s retreat, a nice long week in a cabin in the woods, away from all distractions. But we’ve all seen how that movie ends right? […]

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Character Development Sucks

Yeah I said it…character development sucks. I guess I don’t truly believe that. In fact, I actually love character development. It’s one of those things that stays the same throughout all the different genres. Whether you are writing a sci-fi novel or historical fiction, you will need to have well thought out characters. These are […]

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The List(s) That Almost Broke Me And Why I’m Not Giving Up

Some of you read my last blog about writing my novel and would have seen the part about an article I read that listed a “Grand List of Fantasy Cliches”. This is the list that almost broke me. That list brought me right to the edge of the water and dared me to throw my […]

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The Women’s March and Still I Rise

I have seen so many amazing things being posted about the Women’s March. From inspiring speeches by notable celebrities (will post these below) to incredible support from politicians and law enforcement. I was terribly disappointed I was not able to attend my local one in Saint Paul. Just happened to be on the same day […]

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Yoga I Can Get Behind

First off, before I get blasted for “making fun” of yoga, let me point out that I know there are so many benefits of it. I myself have taken time to show “F” a few basic poses as a way to help calm her mind. (In fact, that’s something that I will be bringing up […]

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