An Ode to My Second Son…

on February 13, 2019

  Dear Joshua, It’s hard being the second son, isn’t it? All the clichés regarding less photos, videos, and huge first-moments are true. When we watched our home videos together and suffered through over an hour of Mom and Dad getting exciting about Jake repeating the features of his face, I realized we were a… Read More


On Going Home…by Jennifer Probst

on January 22, 2019

  Recently, I went with my boys to see A Dog’s Way Home. We were looking for a family movie to entertain us on a rainy Saturday afternoon, and though the preview looked a bit cheesy, we figured we’d give it a try. Buckets of tears later, I admit I didn’t see the emotion of… Read More


Not Writing…by Jennifer Probst

on December 4, 2018

I cannot believe another year has passed by. With Thanksgiving behind, and Christmas barreling up, it’s hard not to compare this December to last year. It was right after I lost my father, and I had begun to down spiral. I had two huge books due that I needed to start writing, and I’d become… Read More


The Top 5 Reasons You Should Be Doing NANOWRIMO Right Now…

on November 7, 2018

I’ve been deep in the cave. I had to finish a book due, and this story ended up surprising me, so when I thought I was finished, my characters decided they weren’t ready to go, forcing me to write another 20K in three days so they’d finally go away. They did. I typed the End…. Read More


A Writer’s Perspective on Story…

on October 17, 2018

A Star is Born is the best movie of the year. In my opinion, of course. Besides the acting and the music, there were themes that resonated with me as a creative artist. The most moving was the speech Sam Elliot gave to Lady GaGa when he was speaking about music. Here it is -give… Read More