Integrated Living Part Five: How Kids’ Shows Made Me a Better Person

  Until I started watching shows like Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Signing Time,  Sesame Street, and others, I struggled with being a parent. I grew up in a household where yelling and spanking were the norm. It was a punishment-as-discipline mindset. Add that to my general invisibility as a middle child and weirdo and suffering other […]

Smashwords Read an Ebook Week

The first two books in the Allison Dutch series and The Black Tree series are still free. Now every other book in each series is half off. “What a savings,” as the guy from Galaxy Quest once said. Anyway, it’s a good opportunity to catch up on each series so far. The last few Black […]

Checking In and Planning Ahead

It has been a busy few weeks! I have started a new job, which is awesome. And as I’ve been healing my mind feels more like my own. I can actually translate my words into ink once more. I’ve been writing and  brainstorming and have so many wonderful ideas about how my stories connect with […]

Character and Song Number Ten: Michon

Hold on. Is that…is that my name? Curious. It appears that the author has stepped into their own story-in order to heal. Against a backdrop of cuil level six insanity a young Michon works to sort her head and her secrets out. Michon first appears in The Black Tree series and pops up in various […]

I’ll Be Back

Hello all! I am sorry I haven’t posted anything recently. I’ve been dealing with one of my recurring illnesses, and it is a bitch! Funnily enough, right now my anger is my best friend. Anger gives you plenty of energy and I funnel it into my work (cleaning). I know that seems strange, but this […]

Five Books and Characters

I now have five books published! Whew, it’s a lot of work but it’s so amazing. The BTS universe is spinning around in my head. My focus is solely on completing publication. It moves my stories further from me but it will also represent my victory over my past. I include some fairly personal information […]

Integrated Living Series Part Two: Energy

It’s useful for me to think of the spirit, the soul, as being the sum total energy of a being. It is enough energy to last your entire lifespan (unless an accident cuts it short). Consciousness is the process that allows us to focus that energy for our survival. There are things in life that […]