indie books

There’s Some Savvy to This Writing Thing

Big awesome day for this girl today…the great Kristen Lamb invited me over to write a piece about the importance of savvy marketing in writing! I’ve been following Kristen Lamb’s blog since I started this whole indie author thing almost four years ago. She’s definitely an influencer in our world, and I have learned a lot…

limit screen time

Step Away From Your Screen and Rest Your Eyes

The phrase “screen time” has become a popular addition to our vocabulary over the past year or so. I mentioned it in my New Year’s post about positive intentions, and how I have made many changes to avoid living too much of my life behind a screen. Quite a few of you had the same goal. I…

downtown vegas

How to Survive Vegas When You’re Not in Your 20’s

The moment you get off the plane, you just know it. You’re in another world…Las Vegas. You battle vertigo as the lights of slot machines and giant screens promising riches, excitement, and sex greet you around every corner of the airport terminal. You walk faster and faster, charged by the insanity, unable to resist that pull.…

sankalpa

Bringing Positive Intentions Together for the New Year

It’s so interesting returning to a life on the West Coast to become one of the last people in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve. On social media I can jump on and watch everyone else celebrating at midnight, while I’m still getting ready, cracking open my first beer, and waiting for my turn. Every…