Category: Shell’s Blog Highlights

When Me Becomes We

A poem in response to Mr. George Floyd’s murder and thoughts on how we can be part of the overall solution.

The Execution that Gave Life

In 2012, I wrote this story as a response to a writing prompt. It was shared live within some churches across the east coast by friends and people who read it and asked if they could do so. I have read it in Toastmasters meetings and shared it in live readings over the years. Today I took it out to dust it off, improve it a bit, and remind myself of the power of sharing our stories.

You Are Exactly Who You Need to Be

Let’s stop wishing away who we are in hopes of who we want to be.

What She Became…

A poetry prompt response for Pen & Pendulum on Instagram. Sometimes we can surprise ourselves with what we become.

Best-Selling Books & Marketing: A Necessary Bond

Best sellers are created through effective marketing plans yet most authors don’t market their books. Here’s why it’s so important to market your book well.

Journal Prompts

For those who would like to do some writing this weekend, here are some journal prompts you can use.

Scripture Affirmations

Scripture affirmations to speak over yourself each morning.

Dear Person who has Been Hurt by the Church (An Open Letter)

When you’ve been hurt by the church, it can be pretty hard to want to go back. This is my letter to you who have been hurt. I am sorry we’ve hurt you.

Book Release: When I Stopped Remembering Tomorrow

Are you feeling like life has stalled? Have you experienced a broken heart? Do you wonder how your life is going to make sense? My book “When I Stopped Remembering Tomorrow” shares a walk through my life as I overcome some pretty tragic events and learn to fall in love with who I am. In doing so, I met God on the way. This book is a very honest look at my journey to loving the God I thought I knew.

Email Marketing for Creatives: How You Should Talk to Your Audience

Ashely DeLuca and I sat to talk about email marketing, moving from a side gig to a full time business, and how to set big goals for your life and business. Take a listen to the video and see what you can act on today!