You may remember a post I did several months ago entitled “Goodness Is All Around Us” which highlighted the good in the world—and in light of some of the recent tragedies I thought it might be a good idea to spread some positivity in the midst of all the sorrow. So I’ve pulled together some.. read more →

Writers are masters of language, and yet, that doesn’t begin to describe their true power. As a writer, I always enjoy hearing the words of wisdom from the greats—past and present. Not only does it inspire me to write, but it also fills me with a sense of joy and ease. Knowing these greats felt.. read more →

As an author, I’ve found some wonderful tools and resources to improve my writing and provide a better reading experience for my readers. Since these resources are great, not only for writers but for anyone who puts pen to paper–or fingers to keyboard, here are some of the free tools I recommend to help your.. read more →

As we write the last word of our story, we might think we are done. After all, we’ve spent countless hours researching, writing, and sweating over our prose to bring readers into the worlds we’ve created. The truth is—we’re far from it. We don’t want our first drafts to be presented to our readers. We.. read more →

Every year, we well-intentioned people make countless resolutions to ourselves as we enter the new year and each year, a depressing number of us fail New Year’s Resolutions! It has been reported that about 80% of resolutions are failed by February and by some estimates, only 8% of people achieve their resolutions. Fear not: Here.. read more →