New Look, New Story

So here we are. A complete site redesign and rebranding (of sorts). This year, I am finally working on my own mystery series, set on the picturesque coast of British Columbia. This idea has been growing and developing for the past few years, and whispering in the back of my mind for longer than that. […]

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Non-Productive Writing

Non-productive writing: This is writing that you do because you want to, not because you have to. As opposed to unproductive, which leaves the bitter taste of self-reproaches of laziness and writer’s block, Non-Productive Writing can actually build your self-esteem as it builds your skill set. How many of us really take the time to […]

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No Response

Send a letter. No Response Submit an idea. No Response Leave a message. No Response Speak your heart. No Response In a time of disconnection, people lay blame at the feet of technology. We’re all too busy. Running Shopping Talking Meeting Greeting Cleaning Fleeing Filling Every moment So we never have to feel The sting […]

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Poverty Mindset (An Article In Response to ‘How to Lose a Third of a Million Dollars Without Really Trying’)

There was an uproar this morning as publishing professionals all over the internet raged over the Medium article: How to Lose a Third of a Million Dollars Without Really Trying . People who work in an often thankless job for little pay are understandably upset that the author suggests that it was their responsibility to help […]

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#BoostMyBio: A PitchWars Introduction

This is a new one for me. I’ve never participated in PitchWars before, and to be honest, I’m still a little on the fence about it. I can’t remember the last time I participated in a bloghop, but I figure it can’t hurt, and it lets me get to know some other writers. That part […]

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Valentine – Flash Fiction

“Did you know, detective, that my blossoms are the only roses in the city to have a natural perfume? Commercial producers breed for bud size and stem length. They give no thought to the most essential part of a rose’s beauty.” “Ma’am,” the plain clothes officer said, his voice betraying a lack of patience. “We […]

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The Anxiety Monster

“OMG, I suck!” “What if everyone knows I suck but me?” “Who is ever going to want to read this drivel?” “What was I thinking?” “Why am I wasting everyone’s time?” Negative self-talk is always the easiest to listen to. It tells us we aren’t worthy, and it happily drowns out ten times its weight […]

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