• Music inspiration

    Fight song: Rachel Platten

    Happy Music Monday! Here’s another addition to my book series playlist. Fight song: Rachel Platten https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UqfrH74wc0 The first time I heard this song, I had chills. Instantly, I identified this song with Serena’s situation. She’s naive, but strong. She’s a fighter, she doesn’t give up easily. She’s independent, she struggles through it on her own, even when others try to help her out of her unfortunate situation. It takes her a long time to admit that she’s in too deep and to accept the help of her friends. I loved the 2nd chorus of his song that talks about being…

  • Music inspiration

    Overcomer: Mandisa

    On Mondays, I highlight a song from my book playlists. When I began working on my second manuscript, which would be Book 2 of this Second Chance series I’m writing, as soon as I heard this song, it resonated¬†with my story,¬†and has stuck with me through the entire writing/editing process. Overcomer by Mandisa This song speaks of encouragement, of staying strong, and reminds us that we don’t have to fight things alone. We have a God who is bigger than our circumstances, and there are often support systems in terms of friends, family, etc that can fight with us –…