A few weeks ago I spoke with a publisher and she told me in a very nice way that I wasn’t Nicholas Sparks or a best selling author. I thought to myself I know, I’m Brooke Copher and I’m in a category all of my own. I’m not sure if I consider myself only a … More What Kind of Author Am I?
When they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. My response was a teacher. I always saw teachers writing. And that is what I loved to do. Writing is a craft. It is a gift. Writing is my blessing. I still love to journal. But I find that when I sit … More The “Write” Way
I am somebody! You should tell yourself that every day. Believe it and others will too. We all want to feel important. We want to know that we are valued and respected. Some of us need that feeling more than others. Recently I was with a friend and we were waiting on a table. I … More It’s The Middletown Mommy Blogger
I was asked by a reader why I was sharing bible verses on my Facebook page lately. The question made me think. Am I only allowed to share blogs about autism, being single and funny stories? Can I be the blogger that keeps it real? I love the Lord. And I was led to share … More I’m Not Open 24 Hours
Rejection; the action of rejecting: the state of being rejected as according to Webster. I received a rejection letter yesterday in the mail from Dove. My first response was I don’t like Dove products anyway. Don’t you like my coping skills? Then I realized that rejection is a part of the process. Rejection shouldn’t sting … More When You’ve Been Rejected
After such an amazing weekend. I was ready to take on the week and whatever came my way. My Detroit Lions won on Monday Night Football. Sydney was wearing leggings. Harrison made chicken nuggets and garlic knots for dinner. Life is good. Tuesday was picture day at my school. The tradition is taking the staff … More Oh No! Not The Orange Nurse Bag
Syd loves her iPad. It was because of the iPad that she learned how to type. Lately, she likes to take pictures and make videos of herself of course. When we were in Baltimore Father’s Day weekend. The iPad began to lock. Apple support said that it was a problem that they were experiencing. I … More Sam, I Need An iPad
It was time to say goodbye to Michigan. The drive to Metro Airport was smooth. Even during rush hour traffic. Harrison was having mixed emotions about leaving. I wasn’t quite sure how to counsel him because I was having my own difficulty. Syd was prepped with her social story and was ready for her princess … More Flight 2104 Has Been Delayed
When we hear the word addiction. Our minds automatically think about drugs or alcohol. Some people are addicted to food, shopping or sex. The list of addictions can go on an on. Are all addictions bad? Should I feel bad that I am addicted to writing? Is it wrong to let my thoughts flow onto … More Is This An Addiction?
Little Sally Walker, walking down the street, she didn’t know what to do so she jumped in front of me. She said gone girl, shake that thang, shake that thang stop……. We would sing and play hand games from sun up to sun down. It was the best part of summer vacation. Growing up on … More 2268 E. Outer Drive