• Review of the documentary Love Between The Covers

    **This post contains affiliate links, which I may receive a commission off of. All opinions are solely the author’s.** I’m not much of a documentary watcher. There I said it. Often times, it’s because the subject matter isn’t something that I can relate to. I’m…

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  • The Amazing Danielle Allen

    I ‘met’ Danielle Allen a couple of years ago online, but it wasn’t until the past year when we really started to become close. What we discovered is there are a lot of parallels in our personalities and lives. It started out as our mutual…

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  • Love Yourself This Valentine’s Day: Creative Self-Love Ideas

    I’ve written before about my rather repressed upbringing and lack of self-love. Sometimes I wonder what people who didn’t grow up like that must think. Maybe they don’t believe that a girl could go her whole life without ever touching herself. Or that there are women…

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  • Making Beauty a Priority

    It’s just that time of year. I’m wrapping up projects, making ideas and plans for the new year, and preparing for the renewal of a fresh start. Something about starting a new calendar year that, even if you oppose the artificiality and restrictions of time…

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  • Give Silence a Chance

    Yesterday, after a marathon binge watch of the Star Wars movies, my children finally left the living room. TV off. Pure silence. I hardly knew what to do with myself. Usually I write with noise because, well, kids. I’m at this difficult spot in my…

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  • Six Romance Heroines Over Forty

    **This post contains affiliate links that I could make commission off of. All opinions are my own.** Not too long ago, I read Jennifer Crusie’s Anyone But You, which features an over-forty heroine and her thirty-year-old love interest. Before that time, I’d always preferred the…

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  • The Mom-Author: Balancing Writing and Mothering

      I have never, not once in my life, not ever, been one of those people. You know who I’m talking about. The chipper, showered, and put together neighbor pulling out of the driveway with her four kids on a weekend morning at seven. The lady…

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  • The Taming Of The Muse

    “Soooo, when is your next book coming out?” Authors both love and hate this question. If you have a release coming up, then you can gush and talk about all of the good stuff like cover reveals and blog tours and whatnot. But if you…

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  • Tips For Authors Attending Their First Ever Signing

    Do Your Research Before you agree do go to a signing…before one penny is deposited, ask around about the event. Ask how many years they have been hosting them, ask for a list of authors who went, and check in with those authors. If any…

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