The 14-day Challenge

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First, let me say a few things about what I’m about to write. I’m not a doctor. I’m not giving medical advice. And if you need professional help, please, please ask for it. I have asked for it many times over the years and I will continue to do so. In fact, I asked for help with anxiety after completing …

5 Non-Fiction Books That Changed My Life

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Since I focused on fiction last month, I thought I’d foray into non-fiction this month. Confession: I am PICKY about non-fiction. It can be very hard for me to stay focused with it. I need applicable stories and concise takeaways. I need step-by-step instruction and the why behind it. I need something to click and stay with me long after …

It’s Raining Books!

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It’s raining books this spring, how wonderful is that? We don’t even have to wash our cars after. 🤣 I don’t know if anyone else gets this joke, but my husband is an avid car washer, so anytime it rains even a tiny bit, he’s out in the driveway cleaning vehicles. I think it’s his stress relief, and since I benefit, …

Behind the Scenes: The Veteran’s Vow

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If you follow me on Pinterest, you’ll know that I pin character and town inspirations as I’m plotting my books. The Veteran’s Vow was no different. When I was inventing the town, I knew it needed to be easily accessible to airports since Ellery has veterans arrive at her facilities for service dog training. I decided to combine elements from …