Therapy, Relationships, Writing

Processing the Past Through Writing

How writing changed my life and allowed me to forgive my past. One day I’d decided to sit outside with my dog under the shade of our backyard trees. It was the first warm spring day of the season and it felt like the perfect time to join him since he could always be found… Read More Processing the Past Through Writing

Therapy, Writing

First Glimpse of Fading Starlight

Pre-order your copy of Fading Starlight today wherever books are sold. There’s not better feeling in the world than seeing your hard work come to life. For me, Fading Starlight started as a dream that almost didn’t come true. Dawn Among the Stars came to life in a cloud of uncertainty, but made it to… Read More First Glimpse of Fading Starlight

Therapy, Writing, Archives

Dawn Among the Stars: Life on Selucia

Dawn Among the Stars: Life on Selucia With all the excitement surrounding the release of Dawn Among the Stars, I thought it would be fun to share with you some facts about the Shielders and their customs. Earth and the La’Mursian (AKA Shielders) government have a complicated history. Rooted in peace and knowledge, things quickly… Read More Dawn Among the Stars: Life on Selucia

Therapy, Feminism, Writing

June Events: Meet Samantha and Learn More About Dawn Among the Stars

If you know me at all, you know I love a good party. Hosting them, going to them, drinking at them… Ha, you get the idea. That’s why I have various ways you can join me in celebrating all the fun! If I’m allowed to say, the biggest and baddest party for Dawn Among the… Read More June Events: Meet Samantha and Learn More About Dawn Among the Stars

Therapy, Relationships, Feminism, Writing

Spilling Tea with Samantha and Dr. B: THE INTERVIEW (Dawn Among the Stars)

Today, Dr. B interviews the one and only Samantha Heuwagen, writer especial, on her upcoming debut novel – DAWN AMONG THE STARS. This feminist science fiction piece is groundbreaking in it’s no-holds-barred look at mental health, social justice, gender, and social equality from a fantasy-feminist-science fiction place. No one will walk away disappointed!! Listen in,… Read More Spilling Tea with Samantha and Dr. B: THE INTERVIEW (Dawn Among the Stars)

Therapy, Writing, Archives

Dawn Among the Stars: Latinas Battling Mental Health and Aliens

Dawn Among the Stars: Latinas Battling Mental Health and Aliens As a therapist, I knew whenever I got the chance to write a fictional story, I needed to include realistic depictions of mental health. Dawn Among the Stars is my opportunity to showcase mental health and change the narrative around individuals who face their fears and… Read More Dawn Among the Stars: Latinas Battling Mental Health and Aliens