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’ve always been really into making to-do lists. There’s something super satisfying about being able to check off an item as complete. Productivity in motion! I’ve been so obsessed with lists that if I do something – like the dishes – that wasn’t already on the list, I’d add it just to cross it off. … More Death By To-Do List
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
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