Image Inspiration: Song of a Wingfin

In case you haven't heard, I'm releasing my first book on March 17! I've always loved folklore and reimagining of those old tales. Song of a Wingfin does just that, as well as introduce you to characters you may not have met before. If you'd like to Pre-Order, click the cover. Inspiration can come in…

Three Tips for Creatives

I am sitting at my cluttered dining room table staring at my laptop. My dog has abandoned her task of warming my toes as I work on formatting for my debut as a real life published author. (Book release in three weeks...whoa). Snap shot of my new website. It’s really happening. Instead of running to…

Breathing Over Here

Today began on the wrong foot. I did not want to get out of bed. I think stress has been getting to me. One moment I’ll be fine and the next I feel extremely overwhelmed. I was supposed to have a doctors appointment this morning but forgot what I needed for the doctors appointment and…

“Songs for Extraordinary People”

As a songwriter and lover of stories in general, I was super excited to catch the interview with Michael Hearst on a recent episode of NPR's Music Interviews. Michael wrote an album called "Songs for Extraordinary People". All the songs are about people who lived lives that make great stories. What a fun way to…

Guardian of the Herd

I was recently telling a fellow writer the plot of my first children's book. It revolves around two best friends; Westley the sheep and Dribble the donkey. She proceeded to tell me how she read an article years ago about donkeys and sheep in Texas and I should look into it. You'll never believe what…