Brushing a girl's hair behind her ear once a day will solve more problems than all those therapists and drugs. - Atticus I'm writing a love story. I thought I was stuck. Last weekend, I thought I'd never get past this mess of my own heart. The pieces still broken - fearing hope. But the… Continue reading A Love Story in Progress
He's going in a book.
Life is short. There is no better time to say what needs to be said. There is no better time to chase after those dreams. I've stayed quiet when I wanted to speak. I've not written words that needed to be written. And I've put off what is most on my heart. Why? Fear… Continue reading Say it. Write it. Do it.
If I can be outside, I'm going to be outside. Thankfully, the weather has turned just slightly here in the south. It's still humid. But our days have cooled just enough that being outside isn't torture anymore. That is always good for my soul. Now to get back to work on book two of Macon… Continue reading Where I Work
I recently started a series about Beaufort, NC. You can catch up on the first couple of posts here & here. I haven't written in a couple of weeks because I have quite literally spent nearly all of my free time working on an update to my book, Chasing Hope. I switched the way my book will… Continue reading More from Beaufort North Carolina!
In my last post, I mentioned that I'd share more Beaufort, NC inspiration. I'm back today to share a handful of homes from Front Street. Beaufort's beautiful homes can be found throughout the old town area. But I do have to admit that I'm partial to the homes that face Taylor's Creek and Carrot Island.… Continue reading Beaufort’s Beautiful Homes
In June, I released my first novel, Chasing Hope. You can enter to win a copy of the book, here. My favorite novels draw you into the setting - not just the story itself. Southern Writers do this better than anyone. While I am not sure I'm up to par with some of my favorite writers, I… Continue reading Beaufort-by-the-Sea
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A few years ago, I ran into the image below on Pinterest. I immediately added it as a profile photo on Facebook. I could not even help myself. It's adorable but also a reminder for us dreamer types. To keep pressing forward, we have to believe in our abilities and in the rightness of the… Continue reading Advice from Oprah on Trying & Failure