This is my success story, and I hope it'll be yours one day, too. Back in April of this year, I was contacted by a representative of Z Publishing House. She had come across my blog and expressed interest in receiving a submission of my writing for their fall publication, titled Texas's Emerging Writers: An … Continue reading My Work was Accepted for Publication!
Would you like to help a newly published author? Then you're reading the right blog post! Marketing is a daunting task for many writers. It's the gauntlet that most would much rather sit out and let their editor and publishing house run instead. At least, that's what I've heard (one day I'll know this challenge … Continue reading New Publication: The Heroes of Valor
Would you look at that alliteration in my title? It's the little things that bring a smile to my face, haha. Hello and good evening! If you're new here, I hope you'll stop by for a couple of minutes to learn more about my Aural Autumn series. Every Thursday night, I post and talk about … Continue reading Aural Autumn: Anywhere
Hey bloggers and friendly followers! I just wanted to give you all a quick update after my Half-Ironman in Lubbock. This was my second year in a row competing in the Buffalo Springs Lake Ironman 70.3 race, and it was a fantastic personal outing with just the right level of challenging race conditions. I am … Continue reading Buffalo Springs 70.3 Race Report and Lessons to Practice
This post is a day late because I was brave and took a step in a new direction last night: I went to a grief support group for young adults who have lost a loved one. Just typing that feels like a huge exhale. I knew it was a major leap that my heart and … Continue reading Sounds of Summer: Affinity
My first 70.3 is waiting. Hours of training and braving the weather and bonding with new teammates has brought me here to this one day: the Buffalo Springs Half-Ironman on June 26, 2016. This is my new horizon. I'm looking back today, reflecting on the underlying and arcane drive that's help me push myself to this new … Continue reading Full Circle: On the Road to Buffalo Springs 70.3