My Trip To Cancun

My Trip To Cancun

This trip recap should be titled the trip of gluttony. In hindsight, it was probably a bad idea to come to an all inclusive resort in Mexico right after finishing a 14-week fitness challenge where I was paying very close attention to everything I ate. And chips, guacamole, and margaritas were nowhere on the menu. […]

Lifestyle
Results of the Great Weigh In

Results of the Great Weigh In

If you’ve been following my blog at all this year, you might have seen me mention the 14-week Slambam fitness challenge I took on back in February. It’s a contest that’s not just a weight loss challenge. You’re judged on the percent of weight lost and total body transformation. I lost 19.8 pounds and several […]

Lifestyle
Why You Should Outline Your Fiction Novel

Why You Should Outline Your Fiction Novel

A question I often get asked is if it’s better to outline your fiction novel or just have your idea and sit down and write the story. The answer is yes. Ok, I know that’s not all that helpful. But it’s not an easy question because there is no right or wrong answer. My first […]

Writing
Why You Need a Kick Ass Book Cover

Why You Need a Kick Ass Book Cover

A picture is worth a thousand words and people DO judge a book by its cover. Cliche and so true. Look at how Instagram and Pinterest have exploded. People LOVE images. Even before the onset of image-driven social media pictures captured people’s attention. The cover of your book will be the first thing people notice […]

Writing