Uncomfortable Praise

Since announcing my contract signing with Winslet Press, I’ve been flooded with congratulatory emails, phone calls, notes, hugs, etc. Needless to say, it’s been pretty wonderful. But along the way, a few compliments have made me uncomfortable, not because what they said was bad. No, just the opposite. Their praise *felt* too good, describing me as Read More


I’ve been standing at a crossroads lately. There are many road signs, many different directions to choose from. Wait; Edit Capturing Beauty; Get a paying job; Polish the Brooks series; Start a new story. And as someone who’s a planner, someone who likes to know what’s coming next, I don’t particularly like this junction, yet Read More