Nov 032019
 

A murder mystery I finished Halloween night as it better set the mood for the conclusion of the well-written story published by Breakwater Books. Set in Newfoundland, fitting for the title, the story takes Sebastian through a journey like no other and none he ever expected. A former teacher, he now makes his money as […]

Oct 162019
 

Wait for a publisher or self-publish? That will all depend on you and how long you want to wait. Both have perks, all have drawbacks. I’m independently published which is grouped with self-publishing. It’s an uphill battle with regards to getting respect and recognition. For example, I was welcomed to the Writers in the Schools […]

Oct 082019
 
Questions I Love to Be Asked

Recently I have connected with so many new writers it’s convinced me I’m on the brink of a major tipping point in my writing career. It’s been overwhelming but so enjoyable and confidence boosting. With each connection comes a question or two (or more) so I thought I would start sharing them here as I […]

Oct 012019
 

A collection of short stories by Tracey Waddleton I hoped was a novel. Each story grabbed me and sucked me in then ended, letting me decide if she made it to Russia, if the driver survived, or who killed the lady in the lake but I guess that makes for a good story – leaving […]

Sep 122019
 

Life isn’t always easy, filled with parties and great friends. Sometimes it means sitting alone and pondering your existence and that’s ok, too. A lot of people I talk to have been wondering where all the good friends have gone lately. A childhood friend staying connected through social media but never really sharing their life […]

May 292019
 

The other day I was asked the question “how did I do it?” in relation to becoming a successful writer and it made me pause. I modestly said “it just happened” but, much like overnight successes, it never just happens and my journey has been a trying one. Trying because I was impatient, persistent and […]

Mar 272019
 

With dreams coming true and opportunities being presented, and I have recently decided to just say yes to it all. As scary as some projects can be, the lights are shining down on the path before me to help me gain the confidence to know I’m right where I need to be. There are still […]

Jan 162019
 

This year I planned to focus on writing. With my son now at school full time I have the hours to do what “sparks joy” in me in that is definitely writing. And then I started watching a Netflix show called Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and realized I needed to clear some space, literally […]