Category Archives: meandering thoughts

From Pain to Love

We all have had difficulties in life. It is part of the human condition. I don’t know anyone who has had an easy time throughout their life.  The journey can often be difficult. Please know that I am no exception. … Continue reading

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Comparisons? Stop Comparing!

Comparisons. We all do it. We compare ourselves to others. And we find that we’re not as good as some, and we are better than others. Or so it seems. However, this is misleading at best, and dangerous at worst. What … Continue reading

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Choose Joy Over Fear

You are more than your fears. The more I talk with others, the more I realize—we all have fears, doubts, and insecurities. It is a universal, human condition. But those areas are not meant to stop us or hold us … Continue reading

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Push Yourself!

Push Yourself! We’ve all heard it—in school, at work, and at home. Push yourself. But it means a lot more than just doing more work or completing more tasks. Pushing yourself gets you out of your comfort zone, which enables … Continue reading

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Challenge Your Characters

Challenge Your Characters Some writers love having horrible and hazardous things happen to their characters, while others prefer to keep their characters safe and happy. It can be difficult to cause our characters to hurt or suffer, because we care … Continue reading

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Success as an Author

Many new writers and authors often wonder what it takes to be considered a successful author. How many books do they need to sell before they are considered successful? How much money do they need to make in royalties before … Continue reading

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Advice for New and Aspiring Authors

Advice for New and Aspiring Authors I can easily remember what it was like before I published my first book. It was not that long ago, and I had no idea what I was doing. I didn’t think I was … Continue reading

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