I did a thing… I signed up for NaNoWriMo this year. Gods help me! For those unfamiliar with the acronym, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it’s where you write an entire novel (50,000 words) in the month of November. Egads! I first began NaNo back in 2011. I was fairly wet behind … More It’s That Time Of Year! – NaNoWriMo Prep
Hello, hello! Quick update on my art auction. It starts tomorrow (Oct 19) YAY! So here’s what you need to know: Starting tomorrow (Oct 19) I will be posting 5 photos of my art each day for the next 4 days for a total of 20 pieces of art. You can begin bidding immediately. Bids start … More Angie’s Art Auction Starts Tomorrow!
As most of you know I’m a mixed media artist. I take paper and paint and ink and create colourful pieces that usually involve little birdies because that’s what I like. Over the years I’ve sold my art on Etsy, Facebook and in an art collective in Vancouver. My art has found homes in Canada, … More Angie’s Art Auction
I’ve been avoiding my blog. Actually I’ve been avoiding a lot of things lately. I suppose it’s because I feel like every time I open my mouth (or my blog) a whole slew of black negativity spews forth and I end up choking on it. It’s not pretty. But today in the shower, where all my … More Analogy Of Life
You know what the best part of sleeping is? Dreaming. I swear my sleeping brain is hella creative. Often I wake up the following morning, turn to my husband and say ‘I had the craziest dream last night’ and after explaining the bizarre dream in its entirety, he usually replies with ‘How do you come up … More Creating Fiction From Dreams
After months of debating, I’ve finally started my own YouTube channel. Yes, I’m slowly trying to conquer the interwebs, one platform at a time. This was a particularly difficult decision because: a) My face on a video, and b) MY FACE ON A VIDEO! Yeah, bit of a fear of video cameras. But, having my … More I’m On YouTube!
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve sat down in front of my computer to write and succumbed to the overwhelming fear that I have nothing to say. It’s a thing. The struggle is real. I’m working on book two of my series and despite having a good outline and plot, the words escape … More Writing When The Words Won’t Come
Remember way back in February when I wrote a post about reading more in 2016? (Check out this link for valuable tips to get you reading more.) Well, guess what? It’s working! Yup, I set out to take the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge and I’m pleased to say I’ve read 33 books of 40 so far this … More Yes, I’m Reading More! Are You?
It’s been a week since I deleted social media off my phone and I can’t tell you what an eye-opener it has been. The first day after The Big Delete I found myself picking up my phone, staring at it blankly and then putting it back down with a confused look upon my face. Checking my phone … More The Pit of Lost Time – Social Media Update
Well, hello again! So glad you stopped by. Today’s post is something a bit different I hope you enjoy it. I’ve been debating for some time now on whether or not to post a small excerpt from my writing. I’ve been working hard on my urban fantasy series The Reaper Chronicles and book one, The Reaper’s Bride, … More A Reaper Called James