Free Cinderella Short Story: Under the Dark Gray Clouds

Free Cinderella Short Story: Under the Dark Gray Clouds

The following Cinderella story takes place about 10 years before the events in Lost (book 1 in the Cinderella’s Secret Witch Diaries series). I hope you enjoy!

Under the Dark Gray Clouds

Cinderella held her head high and stood by her father. The rain came down heavy, incessant, as though the sound of the rain drops hitting the frozen ground could erase, or at least numb, the pain.

Two Minutes a Day Can Change Your Life: Loving-Kindness Meditation

Two Minutes a Day Can Change Your Life: Loving-Kindness Meditation


A few weeks ago a friend of mine forwarded me an email about a workshop on resiliency geared toward helping volunteers remain strong over time. Back in early 2017, I started volunteering in my town's progressive group with helping to build non-partisan voting guides, getting the vote out and supporting an inclusivity policy in my school district for LGBTQ kids.

What Does The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Have to Do with Being an Author? Everything!

What Does The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Have to Do with Being an Author? Everything!

I’ve been in indie publishing now since 2011 and have some solid experience under my belt. But I’ve not been able to clearly capture what my journey has taken to dream up and publishing 10 books. But now I can. I recently watched episode 7, season 2 (“Look, She Made a Hat”) of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on Amazon and knew that I had found two kindred spirits in show creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino. I’ve been a big fan of Sherman-Palladino since I first saw Gilmore Girls back in 2000. I love the family dynamic portrayed on screen, the witty dialogue and that precious made up world of Sleep Hollow where the freaks and geeks all go about their way.