Random Ramblings

Putting Aside Fear

Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein What could I accomplish if I wasn't worried about failure? Last week, I did more "adulting" in SEVEN days than I do in a year. It was scary. There's a part of me that wants someone else to take care of the unfamiliar stuff… Continue reading Putting Aside Fear

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Random Ramblings

Changing our Family’s Story

Do you see that tiny "dot" out on the water? How about now? That's my cousin, brother-in-law, younger cousins, nephew, other cousins friends, and my teenage child...all out tubing on my cousin's boat. Why does that matter? Because I realized tonight that my sister and I changed our family's story. We are NOT our mother. We… Continue reading Changing our Family’s Story

Random Ramblings, Writing

Book Cover Reveal: I need your help!

I am writing a young adult mystery novel about a 15-year-old girl living in rural Pennsylvania who discovers her guardian is a vampire while investigating the death of her father. It's not a traditional "vampire" story. It's more of a squishy/full of feels/coming of age story with "vampire" being a metaphor (of sorts) for any group that… Continue reading Book Cover Reveal: I need your help!