Today this blog post is sponsored by the letter “L.” But first a big thank you to Myndi Shafer for this Lovely “L” prompt.  Be sure to hop on over to her site and take a look at the super cool cover of her upcoming debut SHRILUGH. Now onto L. Ten Things I Love that Begin with the Letter L.   1.  LONG WALKS  Now I know that LONG WALKS totally sounds like I’m starting a cheesy dating ad, but it’s… Read more »

  I want freedom for the full expression of my personality. ― Mahatma Gandhi The First Amendment Monument in Charlottesville, Virginia   What would you write on this monument? Me?  I got creative and wrote my name. And continuing the theme of relaying the obvious, I wrote:     Maybe it wasn’t as colorful (or cathartic) as the citizen who wrote RYAN IS A TOOL, but that’s okay.  The 108 feet of slate writing space exists to express our views… Read more »

 Putting the YOU in blogging. A year ago this week I started blogging. Before that, the idea of me blogging seemed practically other worldly, like getting stuck in an elevator with Ian Somerhalder. Just another dreamy idea.  Sigh. But the more hours I set aside for writing, the more the business/public side of this job of writing became apparent.  I’d read an author’s blog, and somewhere in the cramped corner of my mind I’d think:  I might have to do… Read more »