More books, less stuff

So I told you recently that there would be some changes on the horizon for Simple Mom. There’s LOTS to tell you soon, but it’s not all ready yet, so you’ll have to wait a bit more for the full reveal. (You’ll love it.) But I can tell you about one change right now… fewer (read more…)

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Book writing tips.

How I wrote this book: the nitty-gritty

Alright, so I promised to give you a few more of the details behind the how of writing my recent book. It’s a great question, how to write a book, because on the one hand, you can simply open up a word processing document and start typing. On the other hand, there are a few (read more…)

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How I wrote this book: the big picture stuff

Phew… I’m done. With my book, I mean. Or, at least the first draft. I emailed it to my editor a little over a week ago, and I’m still catching up on sleep. I definitely went through that phase I hear is all too common with other authors, where you just want the thing done, (read more…)

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Thriving on intention, not busyness (and an announcement)

It’s been a doozy of a year, even though it’s been one of our best. Changes, lessons learned, kids growing up, slight job shifts… Life constantly moves, doesn’t it? 2012 has whooshed by, but when I think of January to now, I’m in awe of all I’ve learned, as a writer, as a wife, and (read more…)

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Good reads for summer

My apple green nightstand usually brims with books. I have this habit of reading five books at once (minimum), but it sorta works well for me. There are seasons and days and times of the day when I want to read cerebral nonfiction, and there are other times when I want a good story. During (read more…)

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