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Can’t Sleep Writing Blues

So, it's the middle of the night. Thoughts are swirling in my head. Story ideas and frustrations with figuring out how build a writing business are vying for my focus. I started with stories for children. This was not my comfort zone. Not my 'jam.' Telling bedtime stories for my children was sweet, we all … Continue reading Can’t Sleep Writing Blues


Better Writing

One of the ways that I try to improve my writing is by reading books. Using lists like the Time's 100 Best Children's Books of All Time is a great place to start. Choosing whatever your genre is, and reading the best stories has long been shared advice. Depending on your preferences, some may make a … Continue reading Better Writing


Since I am going to be begging and pleading for book reviews on Bad Dream, thought a post on leaving reviews would be helpful. Here is a link to a college (Purdue) website about writing a book review for those who want to take a more literary, critique type approach. For those who want to … Continue reading Reviews


Yep!  The  ebook and paperback versions, too!   Front Cover- BACK COVER! So Amazon Link Here  If the paperback hasn't caught up to Amazon yet, you can find it here Createspace So happy to have this finished and available to share with you!   Thank you and much love to all my supporters! Julie


Scared? No? Yeah, I didn't think so. There is nothing scarier than being told something is wrong when it comes to your health, is there? Now, that is scary. I have been on that roller coaster for the last three months (many posts were written, edited and scheduled ahead of time). Going to all the follow-up … Continue reading Boo!

#Rock My Ambidextrousness

Back in March, as fine motor skills returned to the hand of the broken arm, I was at odds. It took time to learn to draw left handed during physical therapy and recovery because the exercises to regain mobility fatigued my hand and arm. In order to get any illustration work done, there was no … Continue reading #Rock My Ambidextrousness