Making My First Envelope

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I recently decided to spend more time working on creative projects. Years ago, I used to draw and paint all the time, but life gets busy when you’re always adulting. Today, I’m going to share my very first project for March. It’s an envelope! Continue reading

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7 Facts About Me

one-lovely-blog_awardHappy Tuesday! I hope everyone’s week is going well. So far I’m having a productive week and I’m excited to have some fun with this post. Yesterday I was nominated by the lovely Beatrice for the One Lovely Blog Award which means I get to share some fun facts about myself today.

If you don’t know Beatrice yet, please stop by her blog and say hello. Also, check out her book Into the Shadows. I can’t wait to read it. Continue reading

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Let’s Bring Cassie Back

my-name-is-cassieDid you know that it’s Fun Facts About Names Day? As a writer, I do a lot of research  about names for my different characters, but I’ve never taken the time to look up the name Cassie. Today seemed like the perfect day to check out the meaning and origin of my own name and I was actually surprised by what I discovered. Continue reading

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Amazon Book Haul

booksHappy Aloha Friday! It’s finally the weekend which means more time for two of my favorite things, beach time and reading time. This weekend I’m extra excited because I just got some new books. Check ’em out. Continue reading

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10 Writing Goals in March

green-chameleon-21532Hello March, thanks for sneaking up on me. It’s hard to believe we’re in the third month of the year, but I’ve got some good news. If you were born before 150 B.C., it’s the start of a new year. According to the oldest Roman calendars, one year was ten months long, beginning in March and ending in December. January and February were just called “winter” because they were too dreadful to acquire a proper name. Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: The Sorrow of the Daily News

sad-womanEvery morning I have the same routine. I wake up at six and step outside to collect the daily newspaper. My dog Mochi runs out to chase the neighbor’s cat and it takes me a while to get him back inside. After I retrieve Mochi, I boil water for my daily cup of coffee. If it’s sunny I’ll sit outside on the patio chair where I’m surrounded by potted Gardenia and Pikake plants. I read the paper and sip coffee from my favorite mug. Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: 2016 Tag

nano-picWith the month of November comes NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month. The goal is to finish a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. This year I’m a lot more prepared than I have been in the past. I’ve finished my story outline and developed my characters. My writing playlist is setup and my NaNo profile has been updated. I’m ready to go.

Here’s a NaNoWriMo tag by YouTuber, Kristina Horner to help get us all in the NaNo mode: Continue reading

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