This post is part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog hop. The first Wednesday of every month is Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Post your thoughts on your own blog. … Continue Reading Being Human Sucks
I’m still powering through edits so I can have something ready for the IWSG Twitter Pitch Party on Thursday (I’m almost there!) so I’ll keep this short and sweet today. … Continue Reading Still Editing…
Did you miss me? I had a lovely weekend hanging out with old friends and seeing U2 in concert. Before I dive back into talking about writing this week on … Continue Reading I’m Back!
Just a heads up, I’m taking a break from the blog this week. I have a friend–whom I haven’t seen in YEARS–coming in from out of town to stay with … Continue Reading Brief Hiatus
Let me ask you a question: how long is a book? I’m asking this as a writer. Most readers think of books in terms of pages, but most writers think … Continue Reading The Long and Short Of It
This post is part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog hop. The first Wednesday of every month is Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Post your thoughts on your own blog. … Continue Reading That’s It, I’m Out
During the April A to Z Challenge, a commenter on my blog introduced me to 750 Words. I mentioned this briefly at the end of my Z post, but I … Continue Reading Writing Every Day
So, the Blogging From A to Z Challenge is OVER for another year! This was my third year and it’s always exciting leading up to it, and fun starting off, … Continue Reading Hello There!
I’ve been writing for a lot of years. Way, way too many years (I’m old, folks). Sometimes it’s funny to look back on those years and reflect on the attitudes … Continue Reading Never Say Never
For most of the first part of this week, I was down with the flu. Ick. I always seem to fall prey to the flu or a cold in late … Continue Reading The Gang’s All Here
I’ve had a lot of writing tools over the years. I started out in high school writing in notebooks. I got a manual Brother typewriter for Christmas when I was … Continue Reading The Evolution Of Writing Tools
Six years ago today, a friend of mine named Chris passed away. We met when I started working at my very first serving gig in a restaurant that doesn’t exist … Continue Reading A Memorial To A Friend
Many years ago, I wrote under a different pseudonym, in a somewhat different genre, and had a modicum of success. The name was Lydia Nyx, if you’re curious, but it … Continue Reading The Language Of Writing
This week is Thanksgiving in the US, and for that reason it’s time to reflect on what I’m thankful for when it comes to writing. Feel free to tell me … Continue Reading A Writer’s Gratitude
This post is part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog hop. The first Wednesday of every month is Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. Post your thoughts on your own blog. … Continue Reading The Creative Type
Next weekend I’m going to Chicago with my best friend! We always seem to end up going there at least once a year. It’s only a six hour drive from … Continue Reading Going to Chi-Town!
I have a bad habit of overwhelming myself with projects. I try to work on multiple stories and usually end up scattering my brain because I’m going in too many … Continue Reading Write More! Do More! Moooore!
I’ve made a big important decision about my writing career, and I thought I would share it with all of you today. After much thought and consideration (and a lot … Continue Reading Ch-ch-ch Changes
One of the things that gives me the most pleasure in life is writing. Throwing myself into a good, intense writing session clears my head of my worries, helps me … Continue Reading Brooding About Writing