July Reads

                Wow, July seemed to fly by. But I still managed to do my reading, coming in right under the wire again like last month. This time wasn’t due to procrastination or being busy, however, it just came down to the length of two of the books I decided to read. One of which was [...]


Mid-year Progress Report

                Wow, is it just me or has this year been flying by? We’re already at the halfway point! Now is always a good time to step back and reflect on progress. Am I getting to where I want to be? Am I getting closer to my goals I set at the beginning of the [...]

February Reads

                My four books of February almost didn’t make it. The month being shorter on top of still settling into our new house and new routines, I haven’t been able to dedicate as much time to reading as I’d like. I finished up on the last day of the month. But that still counts as [...]

DIY MFA Prompt

                I’ve spent some time perusing old DIY MFA articles again and came across a few writing prompts. What are my writing successes for last year? The post was all about being able to physically measure your success and achievements. Solid numbers make a big difference instead of just “Oh, I wrote a draft of [...]

2018 Wrap Up

**It's been a year since I started this blog!** So many things have happened in 2018. First off, business wise, I have done pretty well. I've been able to keep up with my monthly goals this year almost 100% which is awesome for me. I've read 44 of the 50 books I wanted to read [...]


Continuing on my journey with this amazing website. I've subscribed to the podcast and have been listening to it on my drive to and from work everyday. I've also gotten a few more articles in on my reading. So that brings us to... Progress Report • What obstacles have you faced over the past year? [...]

Motivation and Support

I have a great group of friends. Most of them have been in my life for the last eight years. It seems like a lifetime. I don't know where I'd be without them. Or who I'd be for that matter. It's very important to surround yourself with good people when you have goals and the [...]