Compelling First Lines

Once upon a time is rarely cutting it as a good first line these days (and yes, I am well aware I just used it as my first line for this blog post šŸ˜‰ ). There’s a science to writing now, and the tried and true formulas can only get us writers so far. In […]

When you’re too sick to take communion

A few weeks ago, I was sitting in Church with my best friend. We had gone out to breakfast together, and I was having a really good day. As soon as they began passing out Communion trays, I grabbed her arm and whispered, “I can take communion today!” To most, this may seem like the […]

10 Things I Did to Increase My Daily Word Count

If you’ve followed me on Instagram over the past month, you know I’ve written two books in one month. Averaging a book every two weeks, I’ve turned over 5,000+ words a week. Book 1 was finished in June after seven years of writing (I know, it’s crazy) at around 90,000 words. Book 2 was finished […]