An author has a big decision to make each time they are challenged with so much it’s nearly too much to manage: act OUT or act ON the pressure they’ve stewed in for the love of their art. #LaurieWriting #Writing #Humor … More Directing Professional Growth Through Stress
There are times when we need to change up our routine to keep sane. For instance, if you work in the same cubicle doing the same tasks for the same minimal pay–perhaps your life could benefit from creativity. Or if you’ve finally taken time off to use your vacation time and don’t want feel like … More Go-To Resources To Unleash Creativity
Have you ever had one of these days? Yeah. Throw chocolate. Distant hugs are accepted too. But don’t come too close.
There has been a ton of articles on mental health issues lately. I started A Motherhood Memoir about a year and a half ago. It was a piece touching on post-partum depression, and I didn’t think it would have gotten welcome reception then. But now…I still hesitate. Some thoughts are better left unsaid or unpublished. … More Confident Parenting ( Past Judgement and Fear ) #Parenting #Moms #Dads
This year has been a roller coaster. Not just for me–for many of my friends and family, for just about everyone I know. Then there is the gratitude that comes with knowing we are all not alone. We can laugh together. We can still hug our loved ones through the doubts. And those who … More Deep Gratitude Hits Home – My First Booksigning Event
Many of you who follow this blog know I write romance. My five year old daughter and I are also having fun creating a childrens book. It gives me a break from revisions–though I’m excited about the cover release, coming up soon, for Serendipity Summer!–and it has also given her an outlet for expression as … More A New Project: Messy Muses Childrens Books
Primal instinct doesn’t necessarily mean knuckle-dragging or stone and chisel record-taking. The alpha-caveman character is written into many romance stories, as well. These heroes aren’t dumb or abusive, they are usually driven by their most basic instincts when it’s time to finally ravish the heroine. They are the essence of sensuality many women crave. In … More ‘Alpha-Cavemen’ In Romance Novels and My Review of ‘Love and Other Cosmic Nonsense’ by AD Marrow