The Thought That Plagues Me

A Doggy Tale, Time In Short Supply

From the first moments I held our Quinley in my arms, my thoughts would occasionally go to that dark place. Her tiny body was small enough I could make coffee while holding her with one hand as her sweet puppy scent wafted up creating a new happiness I will always know in my heart. These…

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A Doggy Tale, Disappointment

Dealing With Disappointing People

I hate disappointing people. It’s one of the worst feelings. Like many of you, women in particular, I give up much of myself for the benefit of others. I think we’re just programmed this way. I know many of you moms out there would give up everything for your child. Although I don’t have kids,…

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A Doggy Tale, Literary Advice or Not

To Follow Editing Advice Or Not

Editing and revising has been a big topic this week because I’m in the deepest, darkest depths of it. Yup. I’m in the early chapters, but this is where we hook our readers, (or not), right? So it’s important to get it perfect. Anyhow, as I mentioned yesterday and the day before, I find it…

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Quinley by Laptop

What A Difference A Day Makes

Yesterday I was ready to quit everything. Seriously, all I wanted to do was pack-up my writing career and throw it in the toilet. Today, however, I’ve’ decided to stick it out. What a difference a day makes, indeed! You’re probably asking, what happened? Well, as I mentioned in yesterday’s post, my frustration stems from…

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