My Mind is Alive

TODAY’S BREW: What kind of a middle-aged white woman would I be if I didn’t say Pumpkin Spice? By Julie  So, what happened was… I went away from regular stuff. Not in the locked-up sense, I just sort of ignored everything. Not sort of, I did. I ignored the email list, the blog, the FBContinue reading “My Mind is Alive”

On Being Unavailable

TODAY’S BREW: As much as I can before the cream runs out By Julie  My last blog was about resolutions and crap, and this one is also like that but different. The last blog proclaimed how my focus is all over the place at the beginning of the year. Possibilities everywhere, chasing down opportunities likeContinue reading “On Being Unavailable”

How To Summer by Julie

TODAY’S BREW: still hot coffee despite the heat that even my lizards hate. By Julie  The school year is overrrrrr! I do a lot with the school, so this is like quitting a part time job, not to mention that I’m probably over-involved to the point of smothering with my boys so that’s taxing. ForContinue reading “How To Summer by Julie”

Julie vs. Apartment and Sparking Creativity (and a ghost story)

TODAY’S BREW: smooth as silk Guatemalan good stuff. You can’t have mine but get your own. Ground Roots Coffee Roasting Co. By Julie  HI EVERYBODY. You’re like, who the hell is this person, she wrote a book a dozen years ago and now she thinks I have time for her. I’VE BEEN BUSY WITH SO MANY THINGS IContinue reading “Julie vs. Apartment and Sparking Creativity (and a ghost story)”

The Lazy Lie

TODAY’S BREW: Chocolate something or other by New England Coffee By Julie  Truthfully I’ll be drinking as much coffee as humanly possible today without floating away, seeing as I jumped up from an unintended nap exclaiming, “The kids went to school but I didn’t! What did I do?!” Aaaaand so begins my battle/race to wakeContinue reading “The Lazy Lie”

Getting Scary with Love Notes

TODAY’S BREW: Target Brand Hazelnut For Fancee Folks By Julie  It’s been hard, but even though I’m busy busy busy, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a little afraid of writing this book, CRAWLING BACK, the last of the Shinigami vampire trilogy. So I’ve been putting it off. There’s no other excuse. I’ve been hiding fromContinue reading “Getting Scary with Love Notes”

#PoemsForSickPeople

TODAY’S BREW: herbal tea. I’M SICK GODDAMMIT. By Julie I’ve been so goddamn sick this week, it’s annoyingly inspirational. Taking me out of the game enough that it slowed my readying of the next book to get out, slowed down my editing on the side, all unacceptable. But it is a great feeling to beContinue reading “#PoemsForSickPeople”

My October Fun Times List!

TODAY’S BREW: it should be pumpkin, but I’m going with the underrated cinnamon By Julie HOLY MARY MOTHER OF GOD, IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR *builds a cabinet of curiosities, drinks pumpkin beer out of a black cat’s severed head* Like any creep of a writer, I goddamn adore October. Orange isContinue reading “My October Fun Times List!”

The How and Why of Being Important

TODAY’S BREW: National Coffee Day doesn’t end for me. By Julie  I’m excited–unreasonably excited–about my next book release. I admit this. It’s coming on Halloween. But people in Puerto Rico have no water. And Trump is inhuman, and people are suffering, people we can help, yet all he does is insult them and leave themContinue reading “The How and Why of Being Important”