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Trying new things

This week's theme for #UpbeatAuthors is trying new things. I really like this topic because I think it's so easy to fall into a rut of doing the same thing over and over and that leading to boredom with life in general. And who wants to be bored with life? Not me. This idea of trying new things doesn't have…

Facing My Fears in 2018

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you are as excited as I am about starting with a clean slate, even if it's mental. I hope you have lots of exciting things planned for your 2018. Since 2018 is starting on a Monday, that means there is a new #UpbeatAuthors message floating around blogs and social media today. Just look for…

When One Door Closes

This week's #UpbeatAuthors topic is "When one door closes, another one opens." It's one of those sayings that can be annoying when you've just had a door slam in your face. That's understandable because the opportunity lost is still fresh in your mind, still stings or full-fledged hurts. It often takes time to get over that door closing before you…

Celebrate Your Milestones

This week's topic for #UpbeatAuthors fits in well with where I am right now. Recognizing or celebrating milestones, whether they are personal or professional, is important for appreciating how far we've come and keeping us motivated to keep moving toward our goals. Recently, I reached the 10-year anniversary of when I first sold to Harlequin. It doesn't seem like it's…