• Language
    Inspirational,  Writing

    Language

    Language is something we take for granted, learning it at a young age and continuing to learn and use as we grow through our lives. We use it daily with so many around us that we don’t really think of what it entails. But what really is language and why do we need it? Keep reading to find out! WIKI  A body of words, and set of methods of combining them (called a grammar), understood by a community and used as a form of communication. quotations The ability to communicate using words.  A sublanguage: the slang of a particular community or jargon of a particular specialist field. quotations  The expression…

  • Journal,  Writing

    A Story Grows as a Plant Grows

    Spring is upon us and we are beginning to ready our garden for seeds/spuds. Yep, we are adding potatoes to our garden this year!! I can’t wait! Since my little man loves gardening and all things that breath life, I am dedicating this post to him. Not to mention it’s his birthday today, so Happy birthday buddy! If not for him, my thought process would have skipped over this topic and on to the next. Anyway, as we are deciding on seeds and what to plant where my author’s mind took hold and contemplated as I often do… how a story is similar to a plant and how it grows.…

  • Journal,  Writing

    My 2018 Goals

    It’s getting to be the end of the year and I’ve been working on plans for next year. While thinking of what I really wanted to do with my business and how I want to move forward with my books, I find myself realizing that my goals from last year were… well, dull. Though they fit my business there was really no depth to them and to the business itself. If I want to make writing my career, I need to be more specific and defined with my goals for my business and my books. My thoughts here are to keep myself accountable to my goals and my business by…

  • Journal,  Writing

    Newly Published!

    Writing is a passion of mine, it is something I enjoy and do multiple times a day and today is not different except that I will be driving two hours to visit my twin sister for a week and help her with a Day Camp she runs every year, but you don’t want to hear about that. Today I have something special for you, actually two things! I don’t usually blog about my books, but then I realized that my followers may be interested in what I write off my blog as well as on it. I want to provide a way to escape the real world and follow strong…

  • Inspirational,  Journal,  Writing

    21 Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

    You never know where or when inspiration can strike, but when it doesn’t you feel as though you have lost all hope of finishing that novel you were so encouraged, excited and enthusiastically forging on to create until you hit that snag. Now you are stuck and you feel like nothing you do will inspire, encourage, influence you to continue that journey. Your characters are forever locked in limbo as you try your hardest to figure out where they are supposed to go from here. Beat Writer’s Block with suggestions below. 21 ways to beat writer’s block to forge on over the mountain! Pinterest If you are having trouble with…

  • Inspirational,  Journal,  Writing

    What Inspires Me to Write…

    One of the questions most, if not all authors get is, “What inspires you to write or What is your inspiration for writing?” I would assume that question has a multitude of answers and I am no exception. So without further ado, here are my reasons as to my inspiration for writing. In the words of my brother -in -law, “Famary” is very important to me and is one of my inspirations for writing. Thank you Jerome! My children encourage me with nearly every word. They are hilarious, loving, and goof-balls. I love every minute with them. So why are they an inspiration? They are my life’s blood. Without them I would be nothing.…