Category Archives: Things I wish I would have known when I was 15.

Watch your words

If you want to be happier in life—stop complaining. Not because I don’t believe every single one of us isn’t struggling with something. Telling everyone you meet about how wrong your life is going will seldom, if ever, fix anything. … Continue reading

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It must come from within…

“You can be anything you want to be.” How many times have you heard that in your lifetime? If you’re like me, it’s more times than you care to count, but is it true? Can you truly be anything you … Continue reading

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Chasing the mighty dollar

How much do you make as writer is something I often get asked. You’d think this question would raise my hackles, but it doesn’t. I see it as an opportunity to teach a valuable lesson I learned more than a … Continue reading

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Finding mister right

There’s something about fairytale endings that most girls are drawn to, even I still am to this day. How can we not be? Love conquers all, the girl gets the man of her dreams and they ride away, going toward … Continue reading

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The power of positivity

My daughter turned thirteen in April, making her an official teenager—oh, sweet love! We still get along fairly well in the mom/daughter dynamic of life; I just wish she’d try harder to be more positive. The easy giggles she used … Continue reading

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Speak up: Things I wish I would have known when I was fifteen

In my teen years, I had many opportunities to use and strengthen my talents. I hit about twenty-five and no one seemed to ask me to do anything anymore. For a theater person who loves to entertain that’s a pretty … Continue reading

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Teenage Relationships

As a Young Adult writer I spend a lot of time observing the ins and outs of teenage relationships. Yes, that means I’m a stalker—in a non-threatening way of course—but still a stalker. Don’t feel bad, I even listen in … Continue reading

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