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Balancing Mom and Writer: Author Accelerator Interview 2

Last week I shared with you the first three questions I asked Jennie Nash, Abby, and Melanie regarding their writing experiences while raising young kids. This post will explore a bit more of the inner dialogue (or perhaps monologue at times) that often occurs as you dig more deeply into your craft. We'll also discuss [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle, parenting, writing|0 Comments

Balancing Mom and Writer: Author Accelerator Interview

I had the honor and privilege of doing an online interview with book coach and author Jennie Nash, along with two incredible women who are pursuing their own writing careers, Abby and Melanie. We mainly discussed the difficulty of managing the "mom" self with the "writer" self, especially as our children are really young and [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Featured, Lifestyle, parenting, writing|1 Comment

Once I Was Blind

Compelling, riveting books are rare these days. Most of the time, when I review books, I am reading content written by very good writers who are able to articulate their premises thoroughly. They introduce new concepts to the reader quite well, and they elaborate with thoughtful reflections and relevant anecdotes. But do they grip my [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Book Reviews, Faith and Family, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

Mother Mary

Editor Alicia von Stamwitz concludes her Introduction to Mother Mary: Inspiring Words from Pope Francis with the words, "Although the chapters and quotations in this collection have been arranged in a certain way, they may be read in any order. Let your curiosity be your guide. Trust it, trust yourself, and trust that the message [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Book Reviews, prayer, spirituality|0 Comments

Speaking to Daughters of Isabella Circle

Many people assume I am a "successful" author simply because I am published by a traditional, well-known and respected publishing company. What they don't realize is that I am not a bestselling author; I do not get a huge audience for my books; and I've never won any accolades or awards from the Catholic publishing [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Faith and Family, Featured, spirituality, writing|1 Comment