Don’t Give Up

“Sorry, but your book just isn’t what we’re looking for.” “Unfortunately, your manuscript doesn’t fit our criteria right now. Best of luck!” “Sadly, we regret to inform you that we have decided to not publish your manuscript.” She tapped a nail against the B key. Her emotions warred between anger and sadness. Her book was … More Don’t Give Up


My blog hasn’t been doing so hot lately, and by that, I mean, I haven’t been uploading like I used to. Nor have I been uploading like I need to. I have no problem churning out my short stories every week, but when it comes to writing anything else, i.e. a regular blog, poems (the … More STUCK!

So, I’m normally not the type of person who makes New Year Resolutions. For one, I can never think of any beyond what everyone else does (i.e. lose weight, get healthy, spend less time on the internet) but this year, I was challenged by my good friend Rebekah (go check out her new blog )  to … More

“You look fat.” I took one last pull off my vanilla shake, getting that half empty straw sound, before pushing it away. “Gee, thanks, Callie,” my friend Bethany snapped, shoving her sandwich into a bag. “That’s only, like, the 13th time you’ve said that today.” I shrugged. “Someone’s gotta tell ya.”  At her disgusted sigh, … More