Today is November 1st. For some people, that means getting ready for Thanksgiving. For me? It means getting on a strict writing schedule to participate in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).
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I struggle with finding the time to write. There are some months that I am proud of what I am accomplished. However, there are also months where I am overwhelmed with writing IEPs and exhausted from teaching and/or meetings at work. It is hard as hell to have four jobs. I said four, I know. Technically, there is just the day job of teaching. I count writing, because that is what I ultimately want to do in life full time. Where are the other two jobs coming from? Continue reading → Writing When Not at the Day Job
Today seems like the perfect reading day. I love a day where it is a little chilly out. Then I curl up on the couch and read a book (even if it is just during my son’s naptime).
So if you have just an hour like sometimes I do, go read one of my books. One is a short and sweet teacher book straight from the mouths of middle school students. The other is a short stories book. The stories range from creepy, strange, young adult to supernatural. Enjoy!!
BOTH are FREE today..but that is only for TODAY! So GO!
This is the last week of my thirties and good riddance! I used to think my thirties were the best decade: I got married, bought a house, fell in love with teaching, self-published two books, was given an awesome opportunity to go to San Francisco for a photo shoot (DHC customer spotlight), and had the miracle of my son who makes me smile and laugh EVERY single day.
However, there were also MANY mistakes made throughout those years. I regret nothing, because mistakes make you stronger; mistakes make you learn; mistakes are just inevitable. Continue reading → Sayonara Thirties!!
Today is officially my last day of summer. I woke up to my four-year-old sliding in bed with me and snuggling. There is no better way to start the day than that.
However, it makes the thought of waking up tomorrow and going to work a hard one. I am excited to have the new school year begin and excited to see my students from last year. Although, I would prefer to just play with my son all day…I am fully aware that I am so lucky to have a job that allows me so much time with him during the summer.
Self-doubt is a powerful thing. She can make you believe that you are not capable of doing something; that you aren’t worthy; that no one will like what you create.
Self-doubt is a kryptonite like none other. She will devour you, spit you out onto the curb and wait for you to one day get your strength and courage up to walk away then will show her shiny, sharp teeth and take you out bite after bite. Self-doubt is truly a bitch. Continue reading → A Writer’s Kryptonite? None other than Self-Doubt Herself
Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there and to all the Moms that have to be a mom and dad all wrapped in one. I hope you all have a great day!
Enjoy your time with your little or grown ones and take some time for yourself…you deserve it. ❤
If you like flash fiction and short stories…the ebook version of my book is free today. It is short, creepy, and I love it. I truly hope you enjoy it as well.