Always WonderĀ 

Never lose your wonder- that childlike sense that the world holds something magical, something more. Never let it fade, for it’s in that wonder where you’ll find your inspiration for the next big song, idea, book.  Let wonder broaden your mind, awaken your senses and lead you to believe. Let wonder be the mainstay of…

I Shall…

I shall belong to greatness, and it shall belong to me.  I shall reach for the stars, and they shall set me free.  I shall write a millions words, and they shall always be.  I shall read a million books, and they shall awaken me.  I shall live a life worth living, and it shall…

Getting Inspired AgainĀ 

This look is inspired by Seraphinara, one of my favorite characters in my fantasy fiction novel The Forest of No Return– a novel I’ve been working on for about five years now.  I got inspired the other day and wanted to take a character I wrote into existence on paper and bring her to life.…

Ā StriveĀ 

Wake up and strive. Strive for more goals achieved, strive for more life lived, strive for more words written, more songs sung, more love given, more kindness shown.  Strive to be more than average in a world filled with ordinary souls. Strive to reach the greatest heights of your dreams and know you will make…

Are You Ready? I Know I AmĀ 

    There are no limits to the love I hold for books and words. My love is boundless, endless and ever-growing. I can’t be stopped. My addiction, my obsession, my true love is reading, writing, books and books and books. I’m incurable.  My addiction is strong. It lies within me as my destiny, begging me…

If I Could…

If I could choose ten authors to sit down and chat with, whether dead or alive, the below would be my pick in no particular order:  1) J.R.R. Tolkien- master of fantasy and creating languages, characters and lands  2) C.S. Lewis- master of metaphors, magic, apologetics  3) Diane Satterfield- master of eerie, intelligent stories that…

The Gift of a Book

   My love for books exceeds the normal. It’s abnormal and strange and weird and nerdy. But it’s my passion.  Words strewn across a page. The crisp smell of paper. The mystery of what lies beneath a books front cover. The heart of a story that reaches beyond your mind and changes your life. The…