Listen Up, Because I’m Only Going to Say This Once.

April 10, 2014
Pink boxing gloves by hmmlargeart

Tweet We were on hour four of a deadly boring road trip to Michigan last weekend when my husband blurted, “what are you going to do when people criticize you for writing romance novels?” At least that’s what I think he said. I only caught the last half because he started talking about five seconds […]

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She is Five.

April 4, 2014
Me and Tori in the hospital

Tweet It seems like just yesterday that I was lying in my bed in the maternity ward, relieved that I could finally feel my legs again, exhausted beyond belief, and exhilarated beyond measure. I had brought an actual human being into the world, and she was amazing. And tiny. And holy shit, she was mine. […]

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Uncharted Waters.

March 26, 2014
a stormy ocean

Tweet Once upon a time, I was a baby blogger. In those days, I thought all I had to do was set up a blogspot account and fill my digital space with beautiful, insightful, and just plain funny blog posts.  If I did that, I was absolutely positive that adoring readers would soon be hanging […]

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The One Call Every Writer Wants to Get

March 17, 2014
I have a book deal with Harlequin.

Tweet The day started off like any other Monday. I got up twenty minutes late. Discovered I hadn’t remembered to wash any of my jeans. Then proceeded to search all over the house for a set of keys I had hidden on myself during a weekend cleaning frenzy. By the time I finished sorting through […]

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Five Things I Almost Wrote About (While I Wasn’t Writing Anything).

January 27, 2014
Happy Coldest Winter Ever Thought Bubble

Tweet Merry Christ… err, I mean Happy New Y… what? It’s almost February already? Well, shoot. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? I swear, this blog isn’t dead. It’s just been the low woman on the totem pole while I’ve been spreading my words in far too many places. So let’s just get caught up, […]

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The Reason I Don’t Go To Church.

December 20, 2013
 Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God, and he who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 He who does not love does not know God; for God is love.

Tweet We were sitting in the big blue chair, our reading chair. It was late. We had just finished reading our final story for the night–a chapter from her preschooler’s bible. Tori snuggled in close to me, obviously deep in thought. “Mommy? Does everybody love me?”she asked. “Well, I think pretty much everybody who knows […]

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