Dear Fellow Dreamer, What’s holding you back from pursuing that something you’re passionate about? I was recently asked this question and forced myself to answer and then pondered for the rest of that week a couple main reasons why I hold back when I know I’m supposed to be doing that special something. I learned… Continue reading Dear Dreamer, Take That Bold Step
First... *throws confetti* *sounds the trumpets* The Author’s Attic is celebrating its one year anniversary. (how can that be?! :O) *hands out celebratory muffins* Because you know when there’s celebration with Rolena there’s muffins involved. 🙂 I’m so grateful to all you friends who’ve stuck it out with me for the year, or joined me… Continue reading Starting November Out Strong
Adventure is a word that kindles so many different feels. Do you think of exciting, crazy experiences? Or the word you use to laugh off unfortunate events? "We finally got some gas in the car and then a mile down the road we blew a flat tire! Ha! It was quite the adventure." Adventures are unusual… Continue reading Waiting for the Expected
So I’ve fallen in love with this thing called a writer’s conference. ❤ Have you ever been to one?! It’s where all the word nerds, story lovers and costume wearers gather and geek out. XD (as the pictures below indicate 😉 ) They also happen to be super educational. I always come back with my… Continue reading Why You Should Attend A Writer’s Conference
*peeks out from behind her hands* Hey friends. *sighs* I’ve been waiting for this day to come ever since I started a blog. The day I realize I haven’t posted since May. I had so many sparkling plans for this blog over the summer and here we are midsummer and the blog’s been silent. I… Continue reading Where Did Rolena Go?
Hey friends! *excitedsqueals* 😀 Coming from the Attic for you today is the first part of a story series I'll be posting throughout the summer entitled Darkstone Island. (If you didn't catch the synopsis you can find it on my author's FB page.) I have to share first that this story is really special, because there… Continue reading Darkstone Island – Part One – Reluctant Heroes
I was sitting in the backseat about ready to open a floodgate of tears. My grandma sitting in the passenger seat had just asked with all seriousness why there were orange cones along the road. My mom patiently explained that there was roadwork happening along that stretch of interstate. And had been for about a… Continue reading Real Life Moment – Episode One