"Change has a bad reputation in our society. But it isn't all bad--not by any means. In fact, change is necessary in life--to keep us moving...to keep us growing...to keep us interested. Imagine life without change. It would be static...boring...dull." -Dr. Dennis O'Grady
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. Simon Sinek, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't like
I am a firm believer that the characters in my books should treat each other with respect and kindness. It goes back to the fact that the hero of many romances can be a touch taciturn and a lot like an ass. Perhaps I am hoping to help humanity in this case. I am tired … Continue reading Fictional Friday: Why Does He Get the Girl?
“She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery.” ― David Nicholls, One Day Often … Continue reading Why is Character Description So Awkward?
I would like to thank Winnie over at Musings for nominating me for this award this week. Winnie was one of the first to welcome me to the new community and I love what this girl writes. If you haven't had a chance to check out her blog, I recommend it. She even takes a … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness Award
In response to Singledust's Spread the Joy Week: Go Dog Go Cafe : I work in a place that is terrifying. It is cold, sterile, bright, and noisy. In the dark of the night there are noises and beeping and sometimes even sounds of those suffering. Sleep is interrupted. Everything is uncomfortable including the bed underneath … Continue reading Spread the Joy Week Prompt From Singledust: A Warm Blanket
"Come on! I've been in game like five whole minutes. Give me a knife or something!" - The Law, Monster Hunter World Tutorial Lamentations In a few of my posts I've alluded to this other side of Bee. I'm a gamer. Oh yes friends! … Continue reading Wednesday’s Off Topic: Gamer Talk Decoded
So this afternoon I have my first job interview in over seven years. And I am going into this much like when I buy a car or go on a date. What? How are those related? Well, let's look at all those things we do when interviewing for a job. I am not sure how … Continue reading Job Interviews Are Like Dating
Yep! You heard it here first. I sniff books. I do! Nothing is more pleasing to me than walking into a library, a book vault, a used book store, a new book store, or my own collection and smelling the printed word. There is just something so amazing about all those words shoved together to … Continue reading Confession; I Sniff Books
I woke up this morning with nothing much to say. But often those are just my quiet moments in this writer's block I am facing. I began to think about the one man I might consider a celebrity more than all the people in Hollywood. Dave Ramsey is my hero. Plain and simple. His hustle, … Continue reading Silencing the Doubt