A Message in a Bottle (Or An Inbox)

Dedicated to all my fellow writers out there. * You’re tired and worked to the bone, and you’re not sure what your next move will be when a bottle washes up on shore with a message in it. The message is for you. Stay strong, the message reads. Keep doing what you’re doing. You are…

Giving Thanks To You

Yes, it’s that time of the year. Time to be thankful for people and blessings. As it’s officially Thanksgiving holiday break for me, I’d like to take a moment to thank you, the readers and supporters of Steph’s Scribe. If it weren’t for readers, we bloggers wouldn’t be doing what we do. From the days…

T H A N K F U L | D A Y 14 | NaNoWriMo

With Thanksgiving around the corner, I am thankful for my family who always encourages me to continue with my passion. It’s important to have a good support system around you when you tackle something as big as a novel. And it’s wonderful to have people who support you, even though it’s a time-consuming endeavor. T…

Thankfulness: Today’s Wednesday Wisdom

* * * Right now, I have an apple pie in the oven, a turkey thawing in water because it’s still too frozen and I started to panic, and children who have been so helpful today around the house as we prepare to entertain for Thanksgiving. No matter how that turkey turns out, we will…

5 Things To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

~ ~ ~ Steph’s Scribe wishes all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving, and is extremely thankful for the following this year: 5. Wow! 50,000+ hits on Steph’s Scribe, and 25,000 + hits on Paperblog. 4. Steph’s Scribe’s blog followers…over 2,000! 3. Readers Favorite and the Bronze Medal for Contemporary Romance for my novel “Beneath…

On Being A Dreamer

* * * DREAMS by Langston Hughes Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. * * * I remember reading this poem as a teenager. My mother had this book…

I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

* * * This was a big week for me. For the first time in my life, I can say I’m an author. I’ve written a book. I’ve endured the anxieties that come along with self-publishing, and miraculously, I’m still standing. It’s been a week where sleep has meant very little, but my friends have…