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Working from Home| Storytime

After the birth of my first daughter, I think what bothered me most was being a full time stay at home mom. Of course, both my husband and me decided that it was best for our situation as we don't have any family close by to help out and I was not about to put… Continue reading Working from Home| Storytime

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What Really Hinders My Writing Progress

I've been writing for as long as I can remember, poetry, short stories, journals. Those are the places where my love of writing really took birth. I've always been scared to let people read my work, not because of self-doubt but because of bullying. Me, writing diligently to get my story out appears as a… Continue reading What Really Hinders My Writing Progress

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Let’s talk Clean Romance| Writing Fiction

Do you enjoy reading clean and wholesome romance? I'm writing one. It's a holiday romance inspired by my love of cheesy Hallmark movies around the holidays. There's nothing religious about any aspect of my book, just a fun, heart-warming journey and romance that occurs in the life of my protagonist. Growing up in a very… Continue reading Let’s talk Clean Romance| Writing Fiction

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How I Outline My Novel

There are a few different effective and straightforward methods to outline a novel, however, I do it in my own way. Recently I've seen some questions pop up about outlining novels so I thought I'd break down the way I do it since it seems simpler to me, and in another post, I will discuss… Continue reading How I Outline My Novel

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The Secret Life of A Writer

As a self-published author, and someone who's starting with no strings in the business, I lead a double life. Until date I have hidden my writing projects and determination to be the best writer I can be from the majority of people I know, family members and peers. My reasons for writing anonymously doesn't have… Continue reading The Secret Life of A Writer

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Mistakes I Made As a Writer

Since I have started working on book length stories, my knowledge and experience of the writing process has broadened significantly. When I started out with writing books, my basic process was to just start writing with one small idea I had at the time with barely any concept. I just had an idea, basic knowledge… Continue reading Mistakes I Made As a Writer

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My Poetry Story & a Poem for my Preschooler

When I started writing, I began with poetry. I felt things so deeply as a child, teenager and the words would roll off my fingertips in the most expressive way ever. It remains one of the best ways that I could create something from within, although I haven't been doing it for about a decade.… Continue reading My Poetry Story & a Poem for my Preschooler

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Why I don’t do Valentine’s Day

When people hear me say that I don't celebrate Valentine's Day, I usually get frowns and smirks. Automatically that person thinks maybe she's being sour because she's all alone on Valentine's Day or maybe her partner just doesn't love her that much. I've heard women speak, and yes, even Valentine's Day is a competition. It's… Continue reading Why I don’t do Valentine’s Day

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A Day in the Life of a Diabetic Part 2

It's seven a.m. and I'm faced with a dilemma. To eat or not to eat. I roll of the bed and start moving around. I look at the clock and it's suddenly 7:18 a.m. I accomplish nothing important in eighteen minutes. I'm thinking again, do I have a cup of coffee or do I risk… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Diabetic Part 2

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Day in the Life of a Diabetic Part 1

The alarm goes off and I groan softly, dreading the energy that my body needs to muster in order to lift myself off the bed. I swipe my phone screen to check the time and I realize I have fifteen more minutes before actual wake time. "Ah," my inner voice sounds pleased, "The Universe is… Continue reading Day in the Life of a Diabetic Part 1