Category Archives: Motivation

Can’t Never Could

Over the past few days, I’ve run into a couple of unexpected situations (some would call them opportunities) to perform a little author outreach in my local area, all to aspiring authors. One young woman said she enjoys writing, then tacked on, “Oh, but I could never write the way you do.” I looked her… Read More »

A Lesson in Perseverance

My son recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He began this long journey at the tender age of five when he joined the Cub Scouts. We were living in Fort Rucker, Alabama, at the time and part of an active group of military families. One of our friends, a single mom with two boys… Read More »

Carpe Diem

I just finished constructing a business plan for my writing. This month is the second anniversary of when I began writing the first draft of The Prophecy, my first novel, so the business plan was well overdue. Although I’d done quite a bit of research on publishing a novel before then, particularly self-publishing, it took… Read More »