Five Steps to Help You Achieve Your Dream

My new book, JoyRide: Life, Death and Forgiveness was a three-and-a-half year journey. Writing is a joyous experience for me, but it isn't something I do effortlessly. In fact, I compare writing a book to climbing a perilous mountain; both require preparation, tremendous perseverance, and fortitude. During the "JoyRide" expedition, I was faced with brain … Continue reading Five Steps to Help You Achieve Your Dream

I’m One Step Away from Finishing Strong

Probably the hardest thing I’ve ever done is to write a book. For three and a half years, I’ve labored intensely over creative prose, sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation. Now, several revisions later, I am making arrangements for publication. During this intense season of writing, many things have tried to pull me away from my … Continue reading I’m One Step Away from Finishing Strong

What was I Thinking?

What was I thinking? Where did I get the romantic notion about the writer’s life? Years ago, in my mind’s eye I saw an author seated in a leather office chair at her mahogany desk. Surrounded on two sides by floor to ceiling bookcases, she fashioned prose from her private room where nothing interfered with … Continue reading What was I Thinking?