What I've Learned from my Characters

Writing tips and a mishmash of things that I wish I'd known from the start!

November 8, 2018

This entire marketing process has been a bit of a learning process for me, to say the least. It has been overwhelming at times and finding ideas that don't break the bank can be time consuming. So here's what I learned about having a launch party.

The first question for...

August 16, 2018

Having just had the pleasure of attending the RWA conference in my home town of Denver, I came away with a buzz of inspiration but also the gut-wrenching fear of "How am I ever going to do all that?!?". It was a great conference and I learned a ton from the extremely w...

July 24, 2018

If you ask my critique partners, they would say I am the queen of visceral reactions. It has become more of a joke really since I am usually the one that is pointing out the need for one in their writing and they love to catch me needing one in my own. As with many thi...

June 27, 2016

My older brother always said “If you never fall down, you aren’t trying hard enough.”

He was talking about snowboarding. I think this applies to many things in life or life in general. If you never push your limits how do you really know what you can accomplish? Every t...

June 22, 2016

In a famous quote Albert Einstein said Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole live believing that it is stupid.”

I’ve known a few fish in my life. People that were judged unfairly. People that were labeled a...

June 17, 2016

Genetics has always been an interesting subject for me. Now does this mean I wanted to be a geneticist? Are you kidding? Have you ever walked into a genetics lab? One day in there with the cases of fruit flies and the smell…that was enough for me. I’ll stick to reading...

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