Tale of a New Blogger – Part 4 – Path to Becoming a Successful Blogger

It’s been a roller coaster ride. Blogging is a new adventure every day. Some are great. Some… well let’s stay positive. So it goes on the path to becoming a successful blogger. For the most part, it’s a fantastic journey. This blog went live in November 2017. In this series, I am sharing my real […]

Review – Mall Hair Maladies by Kristy Jo Volchko

Book Review: Mall Hair Maladies by Kristy Jo Volchko Mall Hair Maladies is told in first-person from the perspective of fourteen-year-old Tanya Sheffield. As she states in the beginning of the book, “All it takes is one chance meeting or moment to change everything.” Tanya’s life is changed by meeting her new best-friend, Randi Gattano. […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 7

Chapter 7 Author’s Note: Each Tuesday I share a chapter from my current science fiction work in progress. As you read, please keep in mind this is a first draft. There will be mistakes an inconsistencies. If you missed the beginning, click this line to read all the chapters so far. I would love your […]

12 Awesome Motivational Quotes You Should Know

It’s often not easy. Most of the time it is very difficult. There will be obstacles, but the final success will make you forget them. It’s a life lesson you need to learn. Sometimes a motivational quote is just the push you need. Here we will discuss 12. Learning life lessons is essential if you […]

5 Blog Posts for Writers

It’s been another very busy week which reduced the number of blogs I was able to visit this week. Today for my Wednesday Writer spotlight I am highlighted five posts that will be enjoyed by all but especially useful to writers. Enjoy! On the Basics — Tackling the Other Kind of Writer’s Block Which type […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 6

Chapter 6   When I woke up I was back in my room in the compound. The morning sun was shining in and the morning meal bells were ringing. I had overslept. I jumped from bed and began dressing, amazed that I did not feel any pain. How much more time had passed? In the […]

Words Do Real Damage – 3 Questions to Ask Before Speaking

Words Do Real Damage – 3 Questions to Ask Before Speaking Words do real damage. Sometimes we learn this life lesson by things that are said to us, and sometimes by words we say to someone else. Once a word is spoken, it can never be taken back. Even the most sincere apologize will never […]

10 Blogs to Visit Today

10 Blogs to Visit Today Every Wednesday (well, most Wednesdays), I try to take a few minutes to promote other writers and bloggers through my Wednesday Writer series. Here are ten blog posts I enjoyed recently.   Click on the title to visit the blog. 1. Sneak Peek: Opening scene from Scotch Mist: a Dottie […]

Paradise WIP – Chapter 5

Hello, dear readers. Here is the next chapter in my science fiction WIP. Please enjoy and share your comments at the end. Note: Remember this is a first draft and completely unedited. Thanks for your understanding and for being part of this journey. Chapter 5 I had lost Paul as an ally but I was […]

7 Reasons to Never Give Up

7 Reasons to Never Give Up There are many ways to be taught a life lesson. Often the best teacher is also the most painful. Trials, struggles and adversities can teach a great deal if we can survive them. The key is to never give up. Quotes are important to me. I love to write […]