Summer 2018 Writing Update

Hello, hi, how’s it going? The last month of summer is on the clock, so I wanted to update you on my writing happenings!

I had the privilege to edit two manuscripts this summer for first-time authors. I’m so proud of them because writing a book is about one of the hardest things you could do. Have you ever thought about writing a book but aren’t sure where to start? Let’s chat.

Bloom Book 2 is getting closer to the finish line and I can’t wait for the ...  read more

A Prayer for the Week

Heavenly Father, thank you for a new week.

All the fragile, vulnerable, needy parts of me – I offer to you, Lord as a sacrifice. Knit together my fractured parts. Be the balm that shields me in weakness, meet every longing. All of my desires are met in you. Not in any one person, social media, distraction, or possession, but in you and you alone.

In Jesus’ name, amen.

White Space

Squinting, I leaned toward the screen of my iMac in the editing bay, a few hours into laying out my first issue as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper. Space. Space. Space. The phrase echoed in my mind. How to fit in all of the stories while leaving enough white space?

Odd, isn’t it? You’re producing words, but what makes the words stand out is having the proportional amount of white space to offset it. Too many x’s and o’s and people quit reading before you can yell “Extra, extra!” ...  read more