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 →

I recently came across a rather interesting fact about Iceland that I thought was well worth sharing with my readers. This winter wonderland has a spectacular Christmas Eve tradition of gifting books to friends and family. As I dug deeper, it became clear as to why this icy landmass has such a fond relationship with.. read more →

Christmas is a truly magical time of year for children and adults alike. The food, family, and festivities are glistening with twinkling lights, soothing sounds and the warmth of a warm cup of cocoa (extra marshmallows, please!) Create a more magical experience this year by ensuring your little ones have access to some of the.. read more →

Ah, the holiday season. The time of year where life seems to slow down a bit, then speeds up all at once. It is a time when we make new memories, and fondly recall those we made in the past. This special time of year is my favorite. To me, family is one of the.. read more →