Author has written 52 stories for Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and Silmarillion.
“It's a great lesson about not being too precious about your writing. You have to try your hardest to be at the top of your game and improve every joke you can until the last possible second, and then you have to let it go. You can't be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it...You have to let people see what you wrote.”
~Tina Fey, Bossypants
2.4.17: "Life's too short for word limits" ~ Quarterhorseranch. Thank you, my friend! XD I love that!!
My personal creed:
It's from a song by Michael W. Smith, and it's not a new idea. Just a really wonderful one.
"Be a light for all to see. For every act of love will set you free."
I doubt many people even read bios, I don't, but okay.
Words matter. There is life and death in words, and if you've ever been picked on or put down and made to feel insignificant, you know what I mean.
Words affirm and build and bring joy and these days when it's so easy to criticize and put down and shout words in anger and bitterness it's important to build people up. Not with fake praise. Now with "I'm so proud of me". No, with words that are sincere. Words you really mean from your heart.
Because this world needs kindness and honesty and people who are true no matter what life throws at us. You don't have to lie to be kind.
Think before you speak. Or criticize. How would you feel if those words were aimed at you?
Stories in the works 01.14.17
Fields of Gold sequel - Currently stalled because a certain golden-haired character is being quiet and...life is busy. My job takes a great deal of energy and time and since I like being good at what I do, writing takes the back burner.
Snowblind - Elladan and Elrohir, a storm and a complicated problem that hits at the heart of their restless Orc hunts.