The First Check I Received As An Author

The First Check I Received As An Author

A large white envelope sat at the back of my mailbox. I pulled it out along with some bills and junk mail. I thumbed through the pile of magazines, postcards, and decorative postage making sure that every parcel had been delivered to the correct metal box. However, when I got to the large white envelope [...]

“E” is for Encouragement

“E” is for Encouragement

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z)  There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. -W. Somerset Maugham After the last line was written and the every word had been reread and looked over twice, I felt a sense of relief. I had finished a book and sent the [...]

Whiny Worries

I'm really starting to realize that God wants me to write. No matter where I go or what I do, opportunities and instances where I'm forced to reconnect with my passion for this crazy occupation seems to creep up and slap me with vigor across my face. I recently found myself walking around the other [...]