Coming November 1st

What's the deal with William Porter and that hat? Will he ever find his happy ending? Want to know more about Perdido Key? Just how does that mind trick thing work? Believe in what? Get answers to these questions and more!  Sign up for Lori’s monthly Newsletter. You will receive exclusive content including: Sneak peaks … Continue reading Coming November 1st

The Creative Life

We are a family of writers, artists and dreamers. As a result, from time to time, other members of the O'Gara Clan will share their creations here with us. My other half Brendan has written an amazing adventure cookbook. This is the first of many stories about a band of travelers. This first book gives … Continue reading The Creative Life

Control

Life is simple really. It is just a matter of moments and decisions that get you from one moment to the next. Simple. No mystery about it. Just one moment then another and another. You decide what to do in the next moment. You can get brave and plan future moments, most of us do. … Continue reading Control

You’re Positively Crazy

Today I want to tell you that positive thoughts attract positive things. I know some of you out there that are saying, "Oh great, here we go with some hokey positive thinking theory....yea yea we've heard it all before." Hang with me a second, you are talking to a fellow skeptic here. There has been … Continue reading You’re Positively Crazy

No Ants

One thing you will hear me talk about is monkey chatter. That endless, not always helpful monologue in my brain. We all have monkey chatter and the monkeys have friends. I have struggled in the past with ANTs, Automatic Negative Thoughts. (I wish I had thought of that acronym. Not sure where it started.) These ANTS … Continue reading No Ants

Power of One

As of 10 p.m. tonight, I have written three complete novels. One is published and two have release dates. It is a miracle that I accomplished in less than two years what I was unable to accomplish for many years before. There is one difference. I have the mental support that everyone tells you that … Continue reading Power of One

Inspiration

When I was in my teens and twenties my generation got our inspiration from bumper stickers, t shirts, and posters. The same Hang In There kitten hanging from a tree type quotes are now all over social media. Personally I think they are wonderful. Now, if people reading them would try to implement the positive … Continue reading Inspiration