Day 1 Challenge – Done

June 1st - Wear an outfit you feel GREAT in. I had a small event tonight. I had my dress all pressed, cute sandals set out, and a quick splash of polish on my toe nails. About 10 minutes before the event was to start, I looked down at my nicely fitting, faded jeans; took … Continue reading Day 1 Challenge – Done

Wait, what?

A line taken directly from my work planner, April 10th,  "Write TFI!! Fuck YouTube & FB". On April 10th I didn't open YouTube or Facebook until lunch. I scrolled, watched, commented, liked for an hour while I ate my sandwich and chips, then closed the tabs as soon as my lunch hour was over.  Without … Continue reading Wait, what?

Dropping the Ball.

Juggling all the superficial shit to avoid my manuscript because somewhere between Breaking Point and Aphrodite's Twin, I lost my drive to write, finish, and publish my work. I'd done it, in relatively rapid succession for seven years straight. I was chasing a high of success that remained out of my reach.  I grew disillusioned. … Continue reading Dropping the Ball.

Camp NaNo

Wow. It's been FOREVER since I last posted. Talk about a whirlwind of activity that on the surface doesn't seem to be moving me forward but I suppose is more putting me in a better position to capitalize on forward momentum when it happens. Wait. What? So, yeah. Here's what's been going on: Signed up … Continue reading Camp NaNo

For my want to be writers…

https://www.youtube.com/embed/joX3E3m7XtI?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent about your lovin’… HA…no, sorry. I’ve got song lyrics on the brain this morning. I am curious, but not about your romantic side. No, this morning, I’m doing a little market research. You see, I’m coming up on my 10 year anniversary of being in business and, well, in case it wasn’t obvious, up … Continue reading For my want to be writers…

Check it out – Help With Real Life.

Welcome to 2018 and The Next Chapter’s Real Life Living presentation series. Join us in 2018 as we bring you tips, tools, and resources to help you turn the page from dream to reality. February is all about love and The Next Chapter wants you to Perfect the Art of Self-Care. Sat, February 10, 2018 […] … Continue reading Check it out – Help With Real Life.

Just in case…

The Next Chapter invited you to start prepping for 2018 earlier this month by attending our live “On Your Mark” workshop. Did you miss it? Well no problem. Click HERE to sign up to receive the information and exercises from On Your Mark. You’re just in time to Get Set for the next workshop in […] … Continue reading Just in case…

Let the Madness Over Take Us All

NaNoWriMo 2017 Title: The First Immortal Blurb:  Born in the 1800s, now living undercover in the present day Colorado Rockies, Olivia has managed to escape notice with the help of generations of (tribe) Indians. But Agent Craig Hawkins of a little known, barely funded department of the FBI has turned his sights on investigating the legend … Continue reading Let the Madness Over Take Us All

Just a little something different…

https://www.youtube.com/embed/kteNlccDSHQ?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent One of the many women I see who seem to live THEIR LIVES OUT LOUD. The Next Chapter is here to help others do the same, in their way, on their terms. Check it out, then comment on the one aspect of your life you wish you could live a little louder :-). Sending … Continue reading Just a little something different…

Thought You Might Find This of Interest

Hey. A few days ago I asked you to reflect for a few moments on 2017 so far. Today, I’m announcing that registration is open for the first of two FREE 2018 planning sessions I’m hosting. Aptly titled, On Your Mark – this first workshop will help you articulate your goals. In other words, I’m […] … Continue reading Thought You Might Find This of Interest