Life, Social Media, Work

How I Got 200 Followers In One Day On Instagram

And 50 to 100 daily after that. I passed the 500 follower threshold one day on Instagram with great rejoicing, then dropped to 480. Twenty-four hours later, I hit 500 again and did a happy dance again. Then dropped to 496. I did it again. And again, and again. I passed 500 followers on Instagram [...]

Life, Work

How Reviving My Childhood Dream of Writing Made Me A Better Business Owner

HOW REVIVING MY CHILDHOOD DREAM MADE ME A BETTER BUSINESS OWNER

This post first appeared on wapix.co. I was too young. Nobody cares about your ideas or words when you’re ten. Or seventeen. A person I trusted told me to wait until I was at least thirty to expect people to. I believed them. I wrote, but hid my words. Writing would be a distraction. I [...]

Book, Motherhood, Poetry

Childhood’s Last Summer—My First Short Story—Has Launched

My first short story launched on Amazon on Thursday. I was incredibly touched by the messages and reviews from friends, acquaintances, and strangers. It feels good when someone you barely know buys your story. You know they're not buying it because you're family. Here are some of the reviews and tweets.     If you want [...]

Book Reviews

If Fallen Stars Are Real, So Are Promised Dragonfly Heroines—My Review of Halayda by Sarah Delena White

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It's human for us to want to deal with darkness, and senseless suffering, and pain. All too often, though, these themes leave us into a dark labyrinth of despair. What I love so much about Halayda is how it deals with darkness, bloodshed, and loss with a sense of eternal hope. This is a rare [...]