Category Archives: Inspiration

New Blog: Mountain Girl Speaks

So after several months in development and a couple years of thinking about it, I’ve decided to launch a new blog/website on this first day of fall. I’ve long since thought I’ve needed a place where I can talk about … Continue reading

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Writing Is like Growing Onions: Making Mistakes

I’ve made a lot of mistakes lately and have had some epic failures. One particular project took me two months before I finally just gave up and threw in the towel. I’ve also had a lot of discouragement. That’s nothing … Continue reading

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Patience: In It For The Long Haul

I recently read a post on Writer Unboxed by Tracy Hahn-Burkett called “Patience over the Long, Long Haul.” I felt it was directed at me. It talks about writing especially when things are just taking foreeeveeeerrrrrr. It was really nice … Continue reading

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A Window Into My Life: What Inspires You To Write?

Here’s a window into my life right now. Beautiful, clear blue sky. Greenery everywhere to rival the hills of Ireland. Warm sun enveloping you with a feeling of love. Children racing to get ready for the day so they can … Continue reading

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Self Care, Depression and Re-Discovering Yourself

┬áNot too long after my last post, I went on my first solo hike in over fifteen years. It was something I needed to do, not to get away from anything or anyone, but for myself. I’m a naturally introverted … Continue reading

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