Healing Emotional Scars

I grew up in a negative household. Now don't get me wrong; I'm not saying I had a rotten childhood.  I used to think I did, but I grew up and realized that my parents did the best they could, given their childhoods. At least my parents paid attention to me and my mom did … Continue reading Healing Emotional Scars

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Emotion

Rage, Anger, Negativity Every fiber of my being is consumed with the compulsion to strike. My innermost being feels twisted in knots. My thoughts are only negative continually. I see her eyes boring into my soul as she deliberately, with cold calculation presses each button in rapid succession until her lips smirk in cruel satisfaction … Continue reading Emotion

What Are You Thakful For?

There are 25 days left until Thanksgiving (I'm in the Eastern time zone).  So every day I will post something I am thankful for. Today, I am thankful for my husband. He is the most patient man I know. When I look back at how I almost lost him because of my contant compaining and … Continue reading What Are You Thakful For?

5 Things You Should Never Say to an Indie Author

Do not reply here. Post comments on original site: http://sbethcaplin.com/2014/08/01/5-things-you-should-never-say-to-an-indie-author/comment-page-1/#comment-544 This post re-blogged from Sarahbeth Caplin, author. This post can apply to a variety of people, not just authors. Some of it also applies to traditionally-published authors. Bottom line: ignorance of the publishing industry is a daily reality that drives us crazy at best, and … Continue reading 5 Things You Should Never Say to an Indie Author

Serially Lost Part I–Writing 101

Rock Falls, Illinois is a small town with not much to recommend it. It is situated across the river from Sterling. My memories are a little fuzzy since I haven't lived there since my first day of school many years ago. I was a timid kid, afraid of my own shadow it seemed. "Don't play … Continue reading Serially Lost Part I–Writing 101