At first glance, deciding to focus on Self all year sounds pretty… well self-involved. I’m not talking about making everything about me, however.  I’m talking about Self in five separate ways: SELF-CARE Late last year, I promised myself that I would take better care of my emotional and mental health.  I’m going to learn how […]

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Next week, I’m heading west to attend the Romance Writers of America National Conference in Denver, Colorado.  This year’s theme is Rethink, Revitalize, Renew – particularly appropriate as I start my reset this month.  I’m looking forward to spending time with my writing tribe, drinking margaritas, talking about the state of the industry, drinking margaritas, […]

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Unless you’re living under a rock, you’ve noticed the world has become increasingly politically divided.  (Personally, I’d like to live under a rock so as to avoid the politics, but sadly, the world will not let me, much as I try.) Anyway, if you are being bombarded with political info – and that would be […]

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It’s been 22 days since I started my social media sabbatical.  With only two exceptions (Tattoo’s engagement and Intrigue author Paula Grave’s death) I have not been on Facebook or Twitter.  I’ll confess I did stay on Snapchat until January 4, but that was to follow my son and his fiancé’s vacation photos.  I logged […]

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