Fear of (no) Money

By |2017-04-19T10:08:23-05:00May 8th, 2017|Empath|

To celebrate the two year anniversary of my anxiety dragon book, Empath, I’m re-posting the #SlayYourFears series. Basically, I took a leap of faith and wrote about all the things that scared me. I hoped sharing them would help others realize they weren’t alone. Today, I’m talking about my […]

Empath Release!

By |2017-03-27T20:40:54-05:00May 12th, 2015|Empath|

About the Book

Empath, a contemporary fantasy about a girl and her anxiety dragon.Lauren Dailey is in break-up hell.
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By |2017-03-27T20:41:09-05:00January 23rd, 2015|Empath|

Even though the relationship ended 20+ months ago, I’ve still had a hard time moving on. But I had an interesting thought on the metro a few days ago. I was passing by my ex’s house, which I so happily have to do every morning on the way to work, […]

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On First Drafts

By |2017-03-07T15:38:54-06:00October 12th, 2014|Empath, Writing Woes|

Empath is the first “new” first draft that I’ve written in something like fifteen years. The spirit and character names come from a story I wrote when I was 12, but that story was written by a 12-year-old, and h’obviously needed to be scrapped. The characters as they exist today are […]

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Taming the Dragon

By |2017-03-06T12:18:51-06:00August 22nd, 2014|Empath|

I received a cordial email this week from the guy I broke up with almost sixteen months ago.

I had posted on LinkedIn (the only social media that survived the connection-severing spree when we first broke up) that I had started a new company, and amidst the flurry of congratulations from […]


By |2017-03-20T11:39:39-05:00May 12th, 2014|Empath|

Forward: To be honest, I wasn’t sure that I wanted to post this. Emotionally, mentally, spiritually, I’ve moved on. But still, I felt like there were some things unsaid that I wanted to say to mark the occasion. So, in the end, I decided to let it fly.

One year ago, […]

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