Fun, Nature, Writing

Revisions, Revisions, Revisions

This past weekend I went on a short, but perfect, writing retreat at our cabin in beautiful Estes Park, CO. The typical visitors there are 4-legged. This particular weekend, however, they must have known I couldn't have any distractions. I was on a deadline. There wasn't a single 4-legged animal in sight. Not. One. In… Continue reading Revisions, Revisions, Revisions

Fun, Life Lessons, Quotes, Writing

Mining for Ideas

I’m confident that everyone who writes has been asked on more than one occasion, “Where do you get your ideas?” Even when I expect it, that question always makes me freeze. When I finally thaw, I hem and haw, shift from one foot to the other, scrunch my face, followed by a long exhale…you would… Continue reading Mining for Ideas

Faith and Spirituality, Life Lessons, Nature, Quotes, Writing

Running is Cheaper Than Therapy

I've posted in the past that running is my therapy. And a whole lot cheaper! Running in the early morning is when my mind churns out ideas for my novels or short stories, or brings to light an answer to something I've been praying for. However, that being said, this typically only happens when I'm running outside in nature,… Continue reading Running is Cheaper Than Therapy