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LGBTQ Movie Review: Building A Bridge

Building A Bridge is a beautifully crafted documentary of not only the work of Father James Martin, but respectfully showcases the work of the other side; those in the Catholic church who oppose the LGBTQ community and how vocal they are with their hate for both the community and for Father Martin. I was hooked… View Article

The Flip Side of Love – New Excerpt!

With the release of The Flip Side of Love one week away, read an exclusive excerpt now! 🎡 “Son! Over here!” James turned to where the voice was coming from and found his father standing inside a big, red telephone booth, a phone to his ear and a goofy smile on his face. “James, take my picture!”… View Article

How Do Writers Not Go Insane?

How do writers not go insane? I have so many stories, characters and ideas screaming at me all at once, all the time. So a combination of maternal instincts and guilt kicks in. When I focus on one, I feel like I’m neglecting the others. When I try to give them all equal amounts of… View Article

The Flip Side of Sad Sequel Update!

Blurb – ✔ Book cover: ✔ Rewrites – 😳 I’m not sure if it’s the push of the start of a new year or simply my excitement to get this out to those who are eager to learn the next part of James Letta’s story, but I dived head-on into getting my next book in… View Article

My Writing Playlist

Anyone else have that one song that always reminds you of your characters? Or a song that brings you right back to writing your story? Or how about a song sung by the one and only person you can imagine playing your main character in the movie? Well, if you’re like me, you’ve got a… View Article

The Flip Side of Sad – New Excerpt!

With the release of The Flip Side of Sad just a few weeks away, read an exclusive excerpt now! With eyes down on his phone and fingers typing away, James didn’t even realize it when he bumped straight into a waiter, a glass of orange juice splashing onto his hoodie. “Sir, I am so sorry!”… View Article

Best Writing Advice I’ve Ever Gotten

As someone who has been writing since I was 9 years old, I’ve dwelled in a writer’s block or two.  My worst case of this dreaded bug was a few years back. After spending my late teens/early 20’s drafting some novels, I eventually went down different career paths that led me to things like making… View Article

My Admiration for Poets

Growing up, all I thought of poetry was that it was rhyming words. As someone who spent a lot of my pre-teen years writing song lyrics, I’d also dabble in poetry, rhyming the last word in every second and fourth sentence because that’s all I knew how to do. As I’ve gotten older and stumbled… View Article

It’s Absolutely Magical

With Christmas mere days away, I’ve been cramming in as many festive movies as I can before the big day. From classics like Home Alone to new favorites like A Christmas House, I’ve watched them all. But today, my movie of choice was The Man Who Invented Christmas. This 2017 film tells the tale of… View Article

Book vs. Movie – Christmas Edition

Picture it: snow’s coming down outside, the lights are dimmed and you’re curled up by the lit tree with a warm drink. You sit there for a moment, pondering the question… the book or the movie? Well, which would you choose to entertain yourself on a cozy winter night in? Here’s my take on these… View Article