Buried: A Burned Short Story

Buried in Work

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I’ve been quiet lately. But I’ve been hard at work revising Divided and working on a new short story for this year’s Thrill of the Hunt Anthology: Buried Alive.

Juggling All The Things

As I’ve learned, life’s best plans go awry. Thankfully my new lifestyle allows me to (somewhat) expect the unexpected. Having a sick kid home from school for days, plus visits to the pediatrician, and a surprise ER visit would normally cause a shit-ton of anxiety.

word of the year jar, 2019

Word of the Year – 2019

Risk: Fortune Favors the Bold Each year a dear friend pulls words for the new year for her family and friends. It¬†is a generous, and often eerily accurate, annual tradition. More often than not, the word picked at random from hundreds resonates with its intended recipient. My word for 2019 Read more…

New Projects for 2019!

Changes Things have been moving ahead at lightning speed at the Musings & Mayhem headquarters! I am now 100% self-employed–which is equal parts terrifying and awesome! This gives me more time to focus on my favorite thing–writing–but also gives me time to explore other things I enjoy. I work freelance Read more…


Irma might have¬†shuffled east at the last minute, sparing us from the worst but her presence lingers. Any deadlines I had for the rest of 2017 are dust. And I’m trying to be okay with that.

Failure, A Reflection

The first half of 2016 was riddled with mistakes, all of them mine. Too many commitments, too much pressure (mostly self-induced), and expecting too much from one person. I learned that I am human, and a human being (even someone with the determination to forge through just about anything) needs Read more…

New Year, New Goals

Welcome to 2015! I love beginnings! I love their squeaky cleanness: the fresh start, the blank page, the endless possibilities. I’m one of those annoying people that set resolutions for the new year. But out of habit from so many years in school, I also do it at the start Read more…