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Alpha Readers Needed

I have the first draft of “Mandy & Mia” almost complete, so I am looking for a small team of critique-giving Alpha readers! “Mandy & Mia” is a Women’s fiction novel that deals with some mature topics including: teen pregnancy, alcohol, and sex. A single mother, Mandy, and teenage daughter, Mia, are separately fighting for… Continue reading Alpha Readers Needed

I am Accepting Defeat

November 28, 2021 Dear NanowriMotown, I was afraid the holiday would steal my word-stride, it would kick me off the wagon and make it much more daunting to meet the 50K winning word count by end of month. I now have two days left with 12,313 words to go. That means I need to get… Continue reading I am Accepting Defeat

NaNoWriMo 2021

November is National Novel Writing Month, and I will be participating in NaNoWriMo 2021! My goal is to write 50K words to complete the first draft of Mandy & Mia. From November 1st to November 30th I will need to write an average 1,667 words a day. It’s not going to be easy, but I… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2021

Dear Whitney Cummings,

Dear Whitney Cummings, I’m reaching out to you because you’re a great writer and I look up to you as a published author. After I finished reading your book, I’m Fine…and other lies, there was a weight lifted off my shoulders knowing that you’re fine, and I had a self-realization that I’m fine too. I… Continue reading Dear Whitney Cummings,

Vote for my book on SOOP!

A single mother, Mandy, and her teenage daughter, Mia, are separately fighting for attention from the men in their lives. They have a traumatic past, and Mandy’s alcoholism brings them to a place of ultimatums as a broken family. Top Ranked Book Idea at Something Or Other Publishing

Davey’s Birth Story

This is my second child’s birth story. Ever since the beginning she has been compared to her older sister. Before she was born, we already knew it was not going to be a natural birth, like her older sister, but a c-section. Davey was very comfortable in a (breached) seated position, so we scheduled a… Continue reading Davey’s Birth Story

The Sunflower Journals

As I grew sunflowers…I learned lessons,I grew in patience and gratitude.These are my 2020 Sunflower Journal entries. The broken sunflower. Snapped, or something.In an instant—gone.Nowhere to be seen.And it won’t grow back,so I’m forced to say goodbye. The sunflower sisters. Growing together,in the same soil.Under the same sun,they look over each otheralways and forever.This love… Continue reading The Sunflower Journals

Poetry Submissions

I was inspired when I saw a writing contest on Instagram hosted by @thewritingkingdom The criteria for the poetry category was: write a poem about grief, loss, or/and sadness. I definitely have a few of those in my writing collection, so it was a blast to pull them out and bring them to life again… Continue reading Poetry Submissions

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