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Speaking Requests

I get a lot of requests for speaking–for which I’m grateful! And I do my best to be able to accommodate the requests. But before I can figure out if your speaking engagement is a good fit for me (and vice versa!), I need some information from you. If you’re interested in me as a […]

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Voices: Lost or Found?

So I’ve been thinking about “voice” in the literary sense for a talk I’m giving in October to a bunch of leaders on writing (wow. THAT was clunky!). And it just dawned on me that one of the things that frustrates me as a mom is not only that we tend to lose ourselves amidst the […]

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I Got Nothing

So after nearly a month of not posting anything here—because I’ve been squeezing every moment out of my days trying to make revisions to my book,  keep on top of my regular editing gig, line up some speaking things, help plan a Moms Night Out at my church, put at least some dishes in the dishwasher and some clothes in the washer, and […]

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Out of My Own Box

After taking way too many days crafting a “speaker-introduction letter” to pimp myself out for speaking gigs, I’ve spent the afternoon sending out these letters to various churches and MOPS groups and the like. This does NOT come naturally to me. There is, after all, a reason why I’m a writer and not, say, a concert […]

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