You know Alice. The one from Wonderland. Her. I’ve stepped through the looking glass and everything is strange and exciting and I sometimes feel a bit lost. That’s what it’s like being a writer who’s on a self-publishing journey. It’s a mixed bag of emotions EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. Thankfully I have the support of amazing … More Writing Updates: I Feel Like Alice.
Okay I’m a bit late with the whole Happy New Year 2019! But I figured better late than never. Am I right?! So…Happy New Year! 2019 has been pretty great so far. It’s also a big birthday year for me. *cough* 40 *cough* I have a bunch of plans and projects to share so let’s … More Happy New Year! Yes, it’s February.
A wise man once said to me: “Put two of them [characters] in a cafe. Let them order coffee and cake … Sit down and write that short story. Don’t have a purpose for the scene. Just get into the rhythm of it. Let your characters have fun.” He said a bunch of other things … More How I’m Dealing With Writer’s Block
I feel like I’ve used that saying a lot lately. If you’re a writer (or painter, musician, any type of creative person) you probably have too. Because it’s true. Yesterday I took to Twitter to ask my lovely Tweeples if people actually read blogs anymore. What I really wanted to know was should I blog? … More The Struggle Is Real
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
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
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
Keep Calm and Eat Potato ~ Greens Market in Vancouver Because really, what else can you do? Anyway…this post is overdue by a few weeks but life got in the way blah blah blah. I’m here now so let’s get to it. Right. So I got rejected … twice, actually. I began sending out query … More Getting in the Game – Querying Agents & Rejection