13 Ways to Buy Yourself Something Nice Today

You don’t need a special reason to treat yourself. That’s why I recommend you buy yourself something nice today. I spent years not spending money on myself. It’s the behavior that was modeled for me, and the dominant message seemed to be that people of my generation were terrible monsters for spending money. I remember […]

Finding a Blog Planner Book to Keep Your Blog On Track

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It’s no secret that I’m all about planning out what I post on this blog. Thinking ahead and scheduling posts is the only way I can stay on top of it. And if you’re interested in doing the same, it may be time to consider trying a blog planner book. NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. […]

Creating a Romance Novel Outline Using Romancing the Beat

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Did you know I have a novella in a romance anthology out in June 2022, and a paranormal romance series coming too? That’s why I knew I needed a romance novel outline, and how I came to love Romancing the Beat. NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links provide a means for sites to earn […]

You’re Not Responsible for Other People’s Happiness

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Are you a sponge for the emotions of others? Do you find Zoom calls and group chats draining because there is just too much coming at you all at once? You’re probably like me in that you need the occasional reminder that you’re not responsible for other people’s happiness. Other people’s emotions have always been […]

What Is a Good Beginner Tarot Deck?

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When you start learning tarot, you’re so full of questions. And one of the most common questions I get asked is what is a good beginner tarot deck. And while there isn’t one particular deck I’d tell you to look at, I do have some ways to find decks. NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate […]

How to Write a Discovery Draft

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Sometimes you have an idea of what your novel is about, and sometimes you need to know how to write a discovery draft to find where the story is going. There is no wrong way to write a novel. And the more I write, the more I find my process changes. Writing a discovery draft […]