Hallmark Channel’s Favorite Character Names

A weekend binge session gave me an idea. On the way home from work today a crazy idea for a blog post popped into my head. What’s even crazier is my drive is only four minutes. So, naturally, there isn’t much “mulling over blog post or story plots” time. This afternoon’s drive was an exception….

Important Site Update ft. KJ Harrowick

Earlier this summer I put a commission in to fellow writer (well, she’s the published author!) to design a new site banner for this site’s rebranding. In the following weeks between real life family and work stuff, we threw out ideas, images, vectors and all things sparkly. I mean, just take a look at my…

Thoughts On Accepting Change

Do you easily accept change, or are you one of those folks who resist it until you absolutely have to accept it? Personally, I fall somewhere in between. When it comes to my work life, I’m not always fond of policy or procedural changes. When it comes to my writing or personal life, I can…

Why I Don’t Write (All That Much) On Sundays

“Sunday is the golden clasp that binds together the volume of the week.” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, source “Sometimes I have loved the peacefulness of an ordinary Sunday. It is like standing in a newly planted garden after a warm rain. You can feel the silent and invisible life.” Marilynne Robinson, source “Happiness is a hot…

Prioritizing My, Well, My Priorities

If you’ve read my blog for a long time, you’ll know this site has gone through several shifts in terms of content output, content type, and so on. It’s always, always had something to do with writing, and the lessons I’m continuously learning on my journey to publication. Earlier this week I updated you all…

Burnout // It’s Real, Y’all

Online content moves at a pace akin to Star Trek’s “warp speed,” and probably even faster than that. That’s what content posting was like on this website for several months. Until it stopped cold. Today’s post is all about why that happened. Just as with any creative outlet, blogging is its own beast. Any content…