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


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, […]