Will I be a Successful Blogger?

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Secret of Success.” In case you guys haven’t been paying attention…  I’m writing my first novel!  YAY!!! As I’ve said in previous posts, it’s been a really long time since I wrote fiction.  (Or anything just for fun, really.)  So, when I started working on my book I […]

Posted August 17, 2015 by Jess C. in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Premio Dardos Award

So today was the first day that I had even heard of this award.  So I had no idea what it was, until I read the post in which I was nominated!  Very shamelessly stolen straight from Mind and Life Matters (for those of you who also do not know): “Premio Dardos means “prize darts” in Spanish […]

Posted August 14, 2015 by Jess C. in Awards / 0 Comments

Liebster Award

Logged in a little later than usual this morning.  Was pleasantly surprised to find that one of my favorite bloggers, Olive Ole, had nominated me for the Liebster Award!  Feeling so loved and special!  YAY!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you, Olive.  And everyone, go check her out!!!  Seriously, she’s awesome!!! Here’s how it works: […]

Posted August 14, 2015 by Jess C. in Awards / 0 Comments

"Basically, you suck and have no chance of ever not sucking."

I’ve been reading a LOT of books on novel writing lately.  Especially if they focus on writing your first novel.  Many times, I’ve finished the book and been left with this thought:  “Why am I even bothering to write?  I suck.” All of these “helpful” volumes insist that, since I’ve never been published, I will never be […]

Posted August 13, 2015 by Jess C. in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Day One of the '15-'16 school year

Well, I got both my girls off to school with all of their necessary school supplies this morning without any problems.  It was the calmest morning I’ve ever had on any school day.  Definitely never had a first day of the year go so smoothly.  It was great!!  🙂 I’ve been really worried about what […]

Posted August 10, 2015 by Jess C. in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

I am exactly the right age to do that, thank you very much!

Warning:  I’m about to start ranting. I started knitting when I was in my early 20’s. I love it!  It’s relaxing and it makes me feel good to make things.  I’m now in my 30’s and I still have people tell me (often complete strangers) that I am too young to spend my time knitting. […]

Posted August 9, 2015 by Jess C. in Uncategorized / 0 Comments