Stop Hiding, Start Fighting

For years, I've struggled with depression, anxiety, OCD, and eating disorders. Wow. You know? As a writer, that has to be the weakest sentence I've ever written. Let me rephrase that: Since puberty, I've been overwhelmed by feelings of crushing hopelessness, fear and panic. Time and again, as recently as a few months ago, depression …

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Shut the Refrigerator Door

I think there are times when we all feel like this. Like we're empty. Burned out from the demands of others. I've felt like this at various times in my life. Right now, I feel like I'm empty, but it's probably due to not doing anything to take care of myself. I haven't filled my …

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Book Release: The Coven

I've been extremely absent from this blog for a long, long time, but that's because I've been busy. Between work, editing, babysitting my grandson, and life in general, there isn't a whole lot of time for writing. I wrote The Coven (the sequel to The Seance) quite a while ago, but didn't get around to …

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Magic Haiku Challenge

This week's prompt words in the Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge are MAGIC and MAN. I'm more than a little rusty when it comes to writing poetry, or writing anything, really. Still, I made an attempt using one of the prompt words, so that's something, I suppose. We all have magic Hidden deep waiting for a …

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It Isn’t Writer’s Block

For the past few years, I've suffered from what I thought was writer's block. I've written sporadically, and even published a couple of books, but daily writing has been almost impossible. In terms of blogging, weeks or even months have passed without a single post. There have been numerous times that I've opened up a …

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