Tag Archives: writing

Uphill all the way

June 19, 2019

Some times I wonder why I do it. Every time I make progress climbing uphill, I find out the mountain is higher than I thought. And the ball I push starts rolling backward. Have you ever felt that way? For every step forward, you take just as many backward. My chosen profession, writing, takes a […]

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Calling Yourself a Writer

September 26, 2018

I took my first tentative steps on shaky legs one year ago. That’s when I quit my less-than-fulfilling full-time job (no, I did not retire) and started cobbling together part-time writing gigs. My job title on social media had to change. So, what should I call myself? Adjunct college instructor? I taught one class (my […]

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Taking the First Step

August 11, 2017

Sometimes you just have to take the first step. Even when you don’t know for sure that there will be ground under your feet. For years now, I’ve talked about quitting my job. It’s a fine job; I’ve met wonderful people and had great opportunities (especially getting my writing degree). But my life’s dream has […]

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Finding Your Voice

April 25, 2017

Everbloom launches today! Everbloom is written by women Redbuds, my writing guild. I’m humbled to be one of the authors among such a talented group, and proud to be part of something so wonderful. I couldn’t put my copy down! It contains cathartic stories of pain, loss, struggle, beauty, and redemption. From the beginning, our hope for this book […]

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