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Hiatus Ended

As many of you might have noticed, I've been gone from this space for a bit.

Life has been pretty busy.

There were holidays, deadlines, cruises, and ski trips.

Sure, I've been jet-setting around the world, but part of that has been refueling my creativity. That's something we should all give ourselves permission to do. I didn't stop writing, I just turned the spigot off on a few things I was doing regularly so I could enjoy myself and really soak in what was around me and reconnect with my family.

It was good for my mental health, it was good for my family life, it was great for my kids. But more than that, it was good for my writing.

After all of the things I've seen and done, I have many ideas for stories. After spending so much time with my kids, I'm full of new perspective. After reading so much during those lazy days, I have so much creative energy.

It's good to give yourself some space to explore.

That's I always seem to need but never realize. I…