Daily Delight: Family Good Luck Charm

My mother has told me a few times throughout my life that leaving a little bit of water at the bottom of your kettle is good luck. Now, my mother marches to the beat of her own damn drum, always has. So I never realized where this came from until she told me a few …

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From the Archives: Have You Been Thinking of Starting a Blog?

*This was originally published in December 2019. Someone recently asked me for blogging advice, so I’m reposting this. I’ll write more about this in a later post. Since I began actually sharing my blog with my friends and family, several people said they want to start blogs. I like to think I'm inspiring (ironic hair …

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Writer’s Block, A Working Title

Since I'm diving head first into writing my novel, I've identified some areas of writing in which I need to improve. Where better to practice those than on my blog, right? I struggle with what a lot of writers struggle with: distraction, imposter syndrome, and plot development. Specifically challenging is the plot development. Every time …

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