Vynasha ignored the way the snow soaked through her house slippers. She’d forgotten her boots and her coat. But the darkness still clawed at her skin, begging to be set free. She didn’t dare turn back.
Now that I'm in my 30's, I've realized how important it is to cut out time for myself. I used to guilt myself over this as a new mom, but after crashing and burning because I wasn't taking care of myself, I've learned from past mistakes. No matter how much you love your kids, your spouse, or your job, you can't neglect yourself.
I've never considered myself a feminist. I was raised in a conservative household, and never questioned women's traditional roles. As an adult, I still believes there's honor to be found in the domestic arts. But when I married, I kept my maiden name. I'm not a good cook, so my husband does most of our... Continue Reading →
Hey friends 🙂 Anyone else ready for Fall yet? I have my orange Halloween lights up, because technically, it's almost Fall...right? Okay, I couldn't wait any longer. And part of me believes if I begin decorating at least with orange and other Fall goodies, maybe the weather will finally cool off. I hope you're finding... Continue Reading →
Today's #teasertuesday was brought to you by the those tortured artists, and how they tug at our heartstrings. - featuring #Stay #CursedGods excerpt #amwritingromance
Happy Monday, y'all! I'm bringing yet another fantastic book rec from the lovley folks at Lone Star Lit Tours, Enemies of Doves by Shanessa Gluhm. For the record, I absolutely love receiving books in the mail. As an author, I am fully aware of all that my fellow authors sacrifice to send physical copies to... Continue Reading →
At the end of the day, I can't really say what's going to happen in the future. I'll finish my second draft of Blackbriar Cove. I'll hug my little guy. I'll read a lot of books. Above all, I'll keep writing, no matter what. That's my promise to my future self.
Welcome back, everyone! It's been a few weeks since my last bookish post. LSBBT took a mini-break. I've also been scrambling to get my four-year-old ready for PreK (and battling mild freak-outs.) My birthday also passed this month, the eighth birthday I've spent without my grandma. You see, I was born on her birthday, and... Continue Reading →
Welcome back, everyone! I feel like this summer has flown by. I can't believe we're almost in August. This year holds extra significance for me, because my little guy will be starting Pre-K in a few weeks. I've been a bit of an emotional wreck, not to mention a nervous mama with health and safety concerns. I... Continue Reading →
Happy Tuesday, everyone! I hope you're holding together with me as the months turn hotter, and we continue to navigate the #newnormal. Books are my favorite medicine, and today, Lone Star Lit and author Cindy K. Sproles are bringing us a compelling escape into the past. Keep reading for an exclusive look at What Momma Left... Continue Reading →