#TuesdayMotivation Finding Solidarity 

This week I’ve struggled with some weltschmerz. Today I’m going to talk about the origins of my pain and the two things that alleviated it.  Fear, The Unknown  It’s been difficult for me to find not only a sense of hope but of solidarity in these past few days especially with the #MuslimBan. These people…

Pieces of Eight

Not about Spanish currency of antiquity.  The second book in the Frey Saga is an entertaining quest to restore an elf maiden’s fractured identity.  There is less action in this book than the first. It is, however, an intriguing jaunt through another world.  I enjoyed it very much.  It also had the challenge of the…

Frey

Frey felt life was unfair as an elf who has no magic until one day she finds herself accidentally practicing dark magic. Things get worse from there. A dark and handsome stranger appears and her world is soon thrown off kilter. Will her mother’s diary hold the answer to her fractured memories? Will she find…

#TuesdayMotivation Set Yourself Free

One of my dear friends told me that the theme for her in 2017 is forgiveness. This quote has inspired me in writing Syzygy. I challenge you to not only forgive others but to also forgive yourself.  Self Compassion. I’ve not had a problem forgiving other people. My worst enemy is often no further than the…

#amreading: the best of this week

1.  #AUTHORS: GET REAL ON #SOCIALMEDIA AND READERS WILL RESPOND #ASMSG #IARTG My takeaway: Use this formula when posting on social media – 20% book marketing, 10% small talk (weather, exercising, cooking, etc.), 30% retweets, 20% personal (I use this to post baking/cooking pics), 20% other interests (sports, hobbies, news, politics, etc.) I know I…

#TuesdayMotivation Positive Self Talk

When you look in the mirror do you like what you see? Do you compliment yourself or are you harsh with yourself? To be honest I am harsh with myself and I know that’s an area I need to work on.  One of my commitments this week has been to read inspirational material for several…