My Healing Journey: How writing a novel put me on the path to healing

After decades of depression, anxiety and feelings of unworthiness, I am taking responsibility for my wounds. Healing is big work--soul work--which includes naming your wounds, facing your shadows, sitting with your feelings, reparenting your inner child, and loving yourself unconditionally.

How to Channel your Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood

8 tips to help tired moms find time for creative pursuits Being a sensitive, creative soul has not served me well during motherhood, especially during a global pandemic. When I spend much of my time in survival mode--planning, doing, worrying and running around--I easily become depleted. Parental burn out is a thing, and toxic "mom… Continue reading How to Channel your Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood

Are You Wildly Sensitive? It Could Make you a Better Writer

As a small child, few experiences were as intense as watching movies. I went through an entire box of tissues as Elliot's fragile friend clung to life in the film ET. I had to fast-forward as the red-headed heroine climbed the radio tower in her attempted escape from the criminals posing as her parents in… Continue reading Are You Wildly Sensitive? It Could Make you a Better Writer

Why You Should be Watching AuthorTube

It you are an aspiring author, like me, writing may be the smoothest part of the journey. Feeling inspired, outlining, writing, and even editing can come easy to creative types like us. What to do with your creation? Well, that's were it gets tricky. I turn to the AuthorTube community for help on topics like… Continue reading Why You Should be Watching AuthorTube

Not in the Mood to Write? Try a Mood Board

When I feel writers' block setting in, I like to do a little mental exercise, and time waster, to get the creative juices flowing: a mood board. These aren't just for wedding planners, interior designers and influencers on Instagram. A mood board is a collage of digital images that can take a mental concept (i.e.… Continue reading Not in the Mood to Write? Try a Mood Board