From Stranger to Running Inspiration

In Memoriam of Elizabeth Lynn Glovier, my best friend and “bosom buddy” Anne of Green Gables was my favorite book series as a child. It might still be, actually. And though I’ve always had deep, beautiful friendships, I didn’t really understand the kind of friendship that Anne and Diana had – though I did longContinue reading “From Stranger to Running Inspiration”

If You’re New to Working At Home – Don’t Forget to Do This

Thanks to COVID-19, a bunch of folks who usually don’t work remotely are doing so. Graphic designers, writers, and other freelancers already have a handle on a lot of things for home-based work – like scheduling, organization, etc. – but one thing I didn’t get a grasp of was my physical fitness. Before I startedContinue reading “If You’re New to Working At Home – Don’t Forget to Do This”

2020 International Women’s Day Honoree: Jerrie Mock

You have probably heard of Amelia Earhart. And you likely know that she was an aviation pioneer. You probably know she was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic, solo. And you’ve probably also been taught that she was the first woman to fly around the world. But that last part isn’t true. AmeliaContinue reading “2020 International Women’s Day Honoree: Jerrie Mock”

Seriously? Not Another Writing Blog…!

Hopefully my blog will be useful for folks looking to improve their craft and career – or hobby – as writers. I’ll be offering tips, thoughts, suggestions, etc. on writing in all the various forms that I do, including: Magazine and online publication articles Writing on Medium Pitching to publications Pitching to literary/book agents/publishing housesContinue reading “Seriously? Not Another Writing Blog…!”

Just Me

Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Actor, Director, Adventurer Rita Juanita Mock-Pike is the granddaughter of aviatrix, Jerrie Mock, first woman to pilot an airplane around the world. Rita has taken inspiration from her grandmother’s life and flight and pursued many of her own dreams in theatre, podcasting, novel writing. She now writes on travel, pets, faith, andContinue reading “Just Me”