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    Writing With Depression

    Whoa. Typing that title alone, was A LOT. Over the last few years I’ve been struggling with my mental health and over the last month or so, I’ve been plummeting. If you haven’t suffered from depression, it’s hard to explain. While going through it, it feels as though there’s no hope and there’s nothing you can or want to do. I wake up with every bone in my body physically hurting. It hurts to get out of bed. All of this because my brain is playing tricks on me. I’ve had stories in my head that I want to write but when I open up my laptop, I just cant…

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    Writing Is Easy..Said No One Ever!

    A couple of years ago I started writing book four, Destructive Fate, and I actually thought I was finished with it. I even typed those wonderful words, “The End”. Boy, was I wrong. When I started to edit it I was like “WTF IS THIS TRASH?” So I ended up scrapping most of it. Now, here we are in 2020, and I’m still working on book four. I can feel like I’m almost done with it (again), but in order to finish, I need to actually write. Now that’s the part I’m struggling with. Every time I pull up my manuscript I stare at it and then automatically put it…

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    2020, You Win!

    Am I the only one who is completely waving the White Flag? I’m finding myself screaming, “You Win 2020!” I can’t do this anymore! I remember celebrating NYE with friends at their ranch and thinking, “This year is going to be good. It has to be great”. I thought that especially after having the most horrific year last year with losing my baby sister. Well Jan-March flew by and then COVID-19 came. This bit*h came with a vengeance. All of a sudden, the world as we knew came to a complete stop (literally). We were on lock down from March-June (in Texas) and I never thought I’d experience this in…