Write with Feeling: How Relationships Bring Depth to Our Characters

Do you struggle to create full-bodied characters? Churning out words, outlining and wrapping your brain around plot twists, story themes and arcs can often be mentally exhausting, and then we have to make sure our characters have depth enough to resonate with our readers. "I know the feelings but I don't know how to express … Continue reading Write with Feeling: How Relationships Bring Depth to Our Characters

Is it Real? You May Never Know Unless You Walk Away

Sometimes, you have to let it go. When I first met my husband, we both had ex-partners floating around the sidelines of our lives. Having people on the sidelines is like moonlighting — they appear in your life as distractions, or as leisurely pursuits with mutual understanding that the relationship is on the fly. That’s … Continue reading Is it Real? You May Never Know Unless You Walk Away

The Ecstasy of Soul Sex

The soul is the ultimate lover Let’s talk about sex. I don’t mean the run-of-the-mill penetrative kind of sex that you’re used to reading about and have probably been practicing for a good portion of your adult life. I’m talking about unearthly pleasures, sensual indulgences and exquisite peaks that exist within the deeper dimensions of … Continue reading The Ecstasy of Soul Sex

Love is a Journey towards Surrender

And through our words we discover deep truths. In 2017, I created a blog because I had read someplace that an author should have a blog as part of their online presence. I was new on the publishing scene, having written and published one novel with limited knowledge and without much of a solid plan. … Continue reading Love is a Journey towards Surrender

Love on a Train

Lovers whisper secrets only they two can hear. “Wouldn’t you rather have a deep, passionate relationship than something that feels more like friendship? Life is too short to live a single moment without passion — especially in your relationship.” - Tony Robbins The Ancient Greeks called it Ludus — the feeling of infatuation in the early days of … Continue reading Love on a Train