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5 words, 14 letters…I HAVE A BOOK DEAL!

“I can’t believe this is real life” has become my new mantra. If someone were to tell me three weeks ago that I’d be sharing this news with you, I’d think they were crazy. And clearly compulsive liars, and why the heck was I friends with such crazy compulsive liars?! I’d need to look into… Continue reading 5 words, 14 letters…I HAVE A BOOK DEAL!


America’s Got (lots of) Talent with musician Rachel Zamstein

One of the kindest/sweetest/most amazing/ [insert tons more awesome descriptions] people (and musical talents) I've ever met, is heading to Vegas thanks to America's Got Talent. Rachel Zamstein is the kind of person that shines her little light wherever she goes, so please watch the video, support her and cheer her on from your television… Continue reading America’s Got (lots of) Talent with musician Rachel Zamstein


Wish you were here.

"Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up." — Neil Gaiman Video credit: MajestyofDT's youtube channel *For the inquiring minds who've asked: All the posts on love… Continue reading Wish you were here.

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Top Ten: Quotes for Writers and Word Nerds

Unfortunately, I don't have time for a super long post today because I'm spending the weekend putting the final (okay the sixth, or seventh FINAL) touches on my latest project. I started it at the end of December, shelved it in early January - wrote another book in between - and brought it back out… Continue reading Top Ten: Quotes for Writers and Word Nerds

Authors, Inspiration, Quotes

Smiles like sunbeams

"If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely."  — Roald Dahl I posted this quote on twitter yesterday afternoon, but some things are worth repeating. Growing up I adored everything Roald Dahl had to offer, from Matilda to the BFG, James & the… Continue reading Smiles like sunbeams


Song of the Day: Watching the Wheels

Today's song is by the fabulous John Lennon; a man who understood just how important peace, and love are in this world. Enjoy! XOXOXOXOXO Artist: John Lennon Song: Watching the Wheels Video credit GeorgeHarrisonLuver's Youtube Channel My friend Rachel reblogged this quote, and it's one of my absolute favorites. It also seems kind of perfect… Continue reading Song of the Day: Watching the Wheels


Song of the day: I Got Mine (the Black Keys)

If you haven't listened to the Black Keys yet, you're definitely missing out on a great band. So here's a song just for you <3333's! Happy Friday, and for everyone celebrating Easter, I hope the bunny's good to you!! 🙂 Video Credit FUDHEAD's Youtube Channel

Inspiration, Music

Song of the Day: Rabbit Heart (Raise it up)

I usually listen to this song before I sit down to write each day, and thought maybe you crazy kids would feel inspired by listening to it too. Have a fantastic weekend filled with creativity, and cocktails! I'll see you back here first thing Monday morning XO. Artist: Florence + The Machine Song: Rabbit Heart… Continue reading Song of the Day: Rabbit Heart (Raise it up)


There goes the fear

"You never fail until you stop trying." - Albert Einstein Are you listening writers? I believe in you. XOXOXO