Can you take a compliment? For example... When you send a gift to a friend, just because, and they say you brightened their day. When you hold a grieving loved one, and they tell you they're so glad it's your arms around them. Confession: I am terrible about taking compliments. (I know, First World Problems,… Continue reading Complimentation.
So it's February. When did that happen? And here I sit, thinking about what I should write, and feeling, deeply, that I really have nothing to write about. I am so grateful that life doesn't depend on how I feel. There are things to write and share all over, and while I often feel that… Continue reading February.
I have been working on the task of commenting on about 30 submissions for Crosshair Press, the independent small publishing press that three other women and I co-founded in 2014. This was our first submission period and we considered it a total success. I manage the acquisitions, and I was so excited to receive so many… Continue reading Acquisitions. Lateness. People.
I'm a bit overdue for a recap of my visit to this particular writers' conference. It has been such a blessing to me each year I've gone, and this year was no different. I'll just jump right in: Deep Things I learned at Realm Makers 2016: Silence is special. God hears us. Crying is healthy… Continue reading Highlights from Realm Makers 2016