Category Archives: Personalities

On Being an Introvert-And the Crash and Burn

Have you noticed how I haven’t posted in awhile? It was always my intention with this blog to write when necessary, when I needed a good dose of self-reflection (which, I hope, leads to self-acceptance). And since I haven’t written … Continue reading

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On Being an Introvert and…Missing Out On Life?

I don’t know about you but I have often felt left out, passed over, ignored. I’m not the one who gets the big birthday party thrown in my honor, or the one who has a gaggle of friends to go … Continue reading

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Pretending to be Someone Else….Good Idea or Bad?

This morning, I stood in front of the mirror, towel wrapped around my body, hair falling in strings out of a ponytail, and I said to myself, “Be someone else. Just be someone else.” What I meant was, Be someone … Continue reading

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I’m over at the Soul Mate Authors’ Blog…

talking about how wearing a disguise can help spark your creativity. Check it out, and if you’re participating in NaNoWriMo-best of luck! Cheers! Tracy

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Just a Teeny-Bopper at Heart

My husband calls me a teeny-bopper. By the mere use of this dated descriptive, you can tell my husband and I are not, in fact, teenagers, or anywhere near those tumultuous, emotional, fantastic years. But he tells me that underneath … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This…)

I am a person prone to nightmares. They started en force when I was in graduate school. The subject of terror was spiders, occasionally snakes, and they were always, always coming at me while I slept. As life has moved on and I morphed … Continue reading

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A Place I Love…

As many of you may or may not know, I’m a West Virginia girl. I was raised in the southern part of this mountainous state, went to college in the northern part (Let’s Goooo Mountaineers!!), and my family still lives … Continue reading

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Am I A ‘writer’ or a ‘Writer’?

I have been writing for years; for as long as I can remember. I wrote plays in middle school; short stories in high school; focused on creative writing in college. I have done freelance; written three full-length novels and a … Continue reading

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Who Is Wren O’Hara?

Wren O’Hara is the name of the heroine in Wren’s Fantasy, a paranormal/fantasy contemporary romance, released today via Soul Mate Publishing. So, who is she? Let’s start with the visual. What does she look like? Her hair is raven-hued, … Continue reading

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Wanting What I Can’t Have On This Mother’s Day

So, I have three children and that means that I do not spend a lot of money (or time) on myself.  Believe it or not, I wouldn’t have it any other way.  I’m not into fashionable clothes – I’ll take … Continue reading

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