How far would you go to get back what was rightfully yours?
Rayne Rhymes worked hard to earn enough credits to buy her ship, the Bodicea.
Under Deneb law, all of Rayne’s possessions belong to her […]
The older I get the faster time flies. I wonder if it’s because when I was a child I lived in the moment, and as an adult I have a constant running list of things I want/need to accomplish?
I’m working to get back to that living in the moment mindset. I truly believe it is the key to a happy life.
I went back and reviewed my goals for 2017 and was quite pleased to see that I met more than half of them. I consider that a huge win since I always come up with more goals than I can possibly achieve unless I work all the time. That’s just not going to happen. Life needs to be lived. […]
I’ve been busy trying to catch up with marketing and publishing—both of which require new programs and courses and climbing learning curves. Some days I feel that I might as well just beat my head against a wall, that’s how little progress I make. But persistence pays off, as it does in all avenues of life, and I’m slowly climbing the curves. The bad thing for me is that it all takes time away from my writing, which is the part of this job that I like best. […]
I’ve been so busy writing that I forgot all about updating my latest releases. (All of these books with descriptions can be found under the appropriate pages on this site.)
First, I released two new books in the Junkyard Dog short novel series: […]
Sarah lives a good life. She owns a nice home. She is artistically talented and intelligent. Has friends and family to count on when needed. In short, she lives a good life.
But what I hear from her mouth is a lot of “I can’t” and “I don’t,” two phrases that absolutely drive me up the wall. I want to shake her by the shoulders and tell her “you can” and “you do,” because, well, because it’s true. […]
Could you survive without electricity? Your cell phone? TV? Transportation? Grocery stores?
I live out in the country and rely on a well for water for the horses, dogs, and us. Whenever we lose our power we lose water and that always weighs on my mind. What if we lost power for more than a few days? How would I fill the horse’s water tank? […]
Usually when I read anything about the power of the word “no” it has to do with using it. Today I want to talk about receiving it.
A young friend of mine shared an experience she had last week and was still upset about. At her father’s urging she had tried out for spring track, a sport she had participated in last year and enjoyed.
She didn’t make the team. She explained to me that she was angry with her father because it was his fault. He had “pushed” her to try out and she had failed. Worse, she had failed in front of her friends. […]
I do have fun writing these Young Adult mysteries! Spencer is beginning to wonder if she’s a modern-day Calamity Jane. Trouble seems to follow her everywhere she goes. . .
Check out Spencer’s latest adventure […]
Who am I to even suggest that I know the meaning of life? I am a mere mortal, and yet I am also a seeker. One who has found answers to questions. Large questions. Does that mean I know it all? Not by a long shot. But I keep searching.
Today I want to share a small piece of what I’ve learned. […]
For those of you who like to binge read AND save money I have combined the three books of the Upheaval Series—Slow Walk, Edge of Reality, and Solstice Moon—into a boxed e-set. You end […]
“A man is made up of several different factors: what he has inherited from his parents; what he has picked up from his surroundings; what he has brought over from previous reincarnations; what he thinks, feels and does; what his reactions are to other people. It is the combination of all these elements which make one man.” Paul Brunton
This is a huge question which I am sure I will come back to again and again because it fascinates me. Indulge me while I think aloud. […]
We’ve been living in a deep freeze for the last month and a half and I must admit it’s starting to wear on me. It shouldn’t—my husband takes care of all the outside chores now because I am in full time “writer” mode. But it does. And that makes me feel a bit wimpy. […]
I may be slow to understand things but once I get them they change me.
Listening is one of those things.
Perhaps because I grew up in a household where children were not meant to be heard, once I escaped it seemed that I wanted everyone to hear me. I was anxious to share my thoughts and feelings on any subject at hand and I suspect I was downright obnoxious about it. […]
I figure it’s time to start talking to my visitors here at Charley Marsh Books, so one of my goals for this year is to post regularly. The big question for me is what […]