What makes a writer great

There’s not a reputable writer out there that doesn’t want to be the best in their craft. One way we scribes measure our success is by how many awards or best-sellers we have under our belt. Others measure it by how many books they’ve published or sold. A top-ten Amazon ranking, a New York Times Best-Seller list: what writer hasn’t …

The (not so) glamorous life of a writer

Hello, beautiful people! Today is LAUNCH DAY! Yep, today is the day my new book, A Pair of Miracles, the story of my twins’ journey with autism, ventures out into the great big world. (Did you get your copy yet? Huh, huh, huh, did ya, did ya, did ya?) Okay. Maybe a bit too much coffee this morning??? Since so …

Are you old school 3-D or digital?

I think I live in an awesome time to be a writer. What used to take months, even years, to research, I can learn now with just a few clicks. I don’t have to travel anywhere but to my writing cave to go all over the world. I don’t even need a thesaurus, dictionary or encyclopedia at my side. Click. Click. …

Countdown to Christmas Day 24

Welcome to Countdown to Christmas Day 24! Tomorrow’s Christmas! Today’s Random Act of Kindness Go to a Christmas Eve Service and give a family a treat. Today’s Scripture, Isaiah 9:2-7, TLB The people who walk in darkness shall see a great Light—a Light that will shine on all those who live in the land of the shadow of death. 3 For …

Christmas Countdown Day 23

Welcome to Day 23 of our Christmas Countdown! Today is my Mother-In-Law’s 82nd birthday! Happy Birthday, Ellen! Today’s Random Act of Kindness Do a secret act of kindness. I did one today and it felt awesome. We think doing a kindness only benefits the ones we are kind to, but actually, I beleive it energizes us in ways we can’t …

Countdown to Christmas Day 22

Welcome to Day 22 of our Christmas Countdown! Today’s Random Act of Kindness Pray for a stranger’s meal or coffee. If you’ve never paid for the person behind you in a drive-through line before, give it a try. You’ll smile all day just thinking about it! If you’d like all the random acts of kindness in one list, email me …