On Freedom of Speech

As a writer and former journalist, freedom of speech is something that I hold very, very dear. I’m lucky to have been born American (and especially a Texan *wink*), because we have these great things called the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and this even more...

The Call

When I first started looking at how to become a published author (way back in high school), one of the things I would sometimes read about was getting The Call. For an author, that meant getting a phone call from New York (most likely), and being told your book was...

Indie Publishing: One Year In

One year ago today, I became an indie author and published Between the Seams. At that time I had no idea what the next day or month would bring, much less the next year. I have to say, it’s been an interesting ride. For anyone who’s thinking about indie...

Looking Back In Order to Move Forward

Three years ago today, I posted this photo according to the On This Day Facebook app. Honestly, my first thought was, “Wow, my hair looked REALLY good.” Seriously, y’all. It did. But then I got to reading what I’d said along with the photo, and...

Back On the Waiting List

It’s been a busy past few months for my husband and me, but the biggest news is that as of last Friday (so, yes, Good Friday for those of you keeping track at home) he’s officially back on the waiting list. via GIPHY Talk about a long, drawn-out process....

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