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MasterClass: Robin Arzón Teaches Mental Strength

Have you ever heard just the right words at just the right time you needed to hear them? Words that hit you smack dab on the forehead and cause your heart to pound? Yeah. That was my experience with this amazing MasterClass. I binge-watched all eleven lessons while running on the treadmill and oh my …

Lessons to Learn from 50 Shades of Grey

Let’s talk about 50 Shades of Grey. I’ve never read it beyond the sample chapter nor have I seen any of the movies. Not because I’m a prude who shuns erotica, but mostly because I have issues with the unhealthy glorification of an abusive relationship so I’m simply not interested. Despite this, however, I learned …

If you ain’t first, you’re … probably having fun!

I love the movie, Talledega Nights, and I can quote pretty much every line. Especially the dinner scene ’cause I like to picture Jesus in a tuxedo T-shirt. As a two-time boy mom with a cynical sense of humor that has me laughing at fart jokes, it’s hard not to love that movie. And, of …

Just Tell Their Story: Writing Advice from Chris Crutcher

Ah, writing conferences. How I miss them! Spending a day … sometimes two … learning and listening to amazing speakers along with other kindred spirits? Yes, please, sign me up! Back when I wrote mostly young adult novels, in what now feels like a lifetime ago, my favorite conference was the annual one put on …

I Wrote an Okay Novel … and that’s okay.

After months and months of brainstorming, plotting, outlining, writing part of the draft, replotting, outlining, and then going back to the beginning … three times, I finally, FINALLY finished my women’s fiction draft in April! And bonus? I LOVE MY LAST LINE! Here it is if you’re curious: Because I’m fine, just as I am. …