Gratitude

on May 8, 2017

“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness–it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.” Brene Brown You know that feeling when you’ve been away for the weekend with friends who feed your soul with their authenticity and vulnerability, and you feel seen and heard and connected? And you… Read More


Riversnow is here at last…

on May 1, 2017

It’s been six years since “Riversong” launched in April of 2011. My personal and professional life have been a lesson of highs and lows ever since. I’m in such a happy place now in my personal life, married to a great man and building a life with our four kids and five cats, one day… Read More


River Valley, Book 5 Naming Contest

on March 14, 2017

Today I start the first draft of the fifth River Valley book. I’m very excited to tell the love story of Liz Teeny and Grant Perry. The only problem is…I need a name. To help me decide, I’m running a contest. Submit your idea, and if your name is chosen, I will name a character… Read More


Butt in Seat Series – That Second Draft

on February 28, 2017

Over the years, writer friends and acquaintances have asked if I would consider doing a series of blog posts on writing. Until recently, I hesitated to do so, mostly because there are so many great writer blogs out there already. I wasn’t sure one more would be of interest to anyone. That said, I’ve decided… Read More


Butt in Seat Series – That Second Draft

on February 28, 2017

Over the years, writer friends and acquaintances have asked if I would consider doing a series of blog posts on writing. Until recently, I hesitated to do so, mostly because there are so many great writer blogs out there already. I wasn’t sure one more would be of interest to anyone. That said, I’ve decided that… Read More