Books & Authors

Embrace your Aha Moment

Have you had an “Aha” moment? Oprah talks about them all the time. A moment in time – or an experience – when insight or realization hits. It might be about a career or a relationship, but if you are really lucky it’s a moment of self-realization. Learning something about yourself that changes your path may take strength of character. Often these moments of clarity lead to change – and people

Fantastic Ekphrastic – Art in St Pete

Last night I attended the last of four showings of Fantastic Ekphrastic, which ran February 19 and 20, 2016, at 5:30pm and 8pm. All proceeds from the event benefitted Keep St. Pete Lit. (That’s Lit as in literature, not lit as in joints…) When I got invited to attend the event, I did 2 things before RSVPing. First I looked up the definition of Ekphrastic: a literary description of or a commentary on a visual

Take a Stab at a Romance Novel with Romance Writing Bingo

Need a New Girls-night-in idea?  There are very few things in this world that are as dangerous as becoming complacent – settling into a lifestyle that no longer challenges us, that sees us shuffling from one day to the next with no opportunities for growth. Whether it’s because we’re afraid of trying new things, or just don’t know where to start, we seldom challenge ourselves and leave some of our