A Place Called Blakely

When you come around
I know I’m walking in the right direction
Sometimes I find you
And sometimes you surprise me

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Amanda Palmer and My Serious Case of Déjà Vu

So apparently my subconscious mind already knows terms like vulnerability and imperfection go hand and hand. Crazy to see the themes I centered my novel (A Perfect Tuesday) around years ago. Have you ever written about yourself without knowing that’s what you were doing? Writing a novel has been an exploratory process. Initially, I wanted to […]

The Emotional Stages of Writing A Novel

This is a pretty authentic depiction of the emotional journey. However, I feel the title that would better suite this video is The Roller coaster-Ride-of-Terror-and-Elation. You see friends, it is both a sorrow and joy to write these magnificent things called books. With that being said, the video plainly speaks for itself. That’s my thought […]

‘Tis A New Day

Who is this Allie Owens Crockett?  I’m so glad you asked. It’s me, that’s who, and I’m at it again. I have long abandoned my former blog about nutrition, motherhood and everything green and crunchy. Even still, starting this blog has less to do with me giving up on a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle, […]