Lesson Learned – The K.I.S.S. Principle

This past Monday was Halloween. A day on which many of us choose to dress up in costumes and seek out scary activities. I skipped the haunted houses and other spooky experiences that come with this holiday, but I still faced a scary situation. I had to admit that I would miss yet another planned publication read more

That Thing Called Time

Prior to 2011 it never occurred to me that one day I would be severely time challenged, with my biggest sacrifice being the time I spent on me either alone recharging or working on personal goals.   For years I was a single, professional woman with no children whose only time constraints were imposed by read more

My Happy Face

This is the face of a happy woman–a woman who is finally writing consistently.   The reason for my joy is that I’m making good progress on my first novel, “Illusion of the Heart” (working title). It seemed like a long time coming, but I finished the first draft Memorial Day Weekend. Now I’m well read more

Back On Track

During the last couple of months, I missed my writing goal of at least 5000 words per week more than I achieved it.  There were various reasons, including illness, longer hours at my day job, and various family obligations.  But even after I recovered and my hours at my day job became more reasonable, I read more

My World – A Quick Recap

I have not been as good about posting as I had planned to be, so here’s a quick recap of what has been going on in my life.   The end of July took me to New York City for RWA2015. This was my first RWA convention, but it will not be my last. To say read more

I’m Back

Whew!  It has been a minute since I was last here, but I’m back and I’m dusting off the cobwebs.  My original plan for my blog was to share my writing experiences and updates on the progress of my books, but then I experienced several significant life changes.  I got married.  I became the primary read more

Chapter One

I spent most of last week working on the plot my latest story.  I’m happy to say that the plot is done, at least in theory.  A story has a way of taking on a life of its own when I start writing, so I expect some changes along the way. I love it when the read more

My Story: The Next Chapter

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou   Everybody has a story.  Here is mine—at least part of it.    I have often rolled my eyes when I heard Nike’s slogan, “Just Do It”, when it comes to my exercise routine.  Truthfully I’m not sure I can read more

Welcome

Hi!  I’m Vatonia Boone.  Welcome to my online home.   Stop by often and stay up up to date with latest.   Peace, Love and Joy,   Vatonia