Imagine there was no escape from real life. Imagine we had no ability to make up things in our heads, or write them down, or read or watch stories that … Continue Reading Why We Need Stories
I spend a lot of time on this blog warning new and up-and-coming writers about all the things that writing isn’t. I’ve told you that you probably won’t get rich … Continue Reading It’s Not All Bad
Back when I started this whole writing thing in my teens, I just couldn’t wait to be rich and famous. I knew someday I’d be an international bestseller, penning books … Continue Reading For the Love of Writing
It’s that time of year again when we make resolutions and promises to ourselves. The problem with resolutions is that we break them so easily, and the truth is we … Continue Reading Resolutions
One reason I love the Insecure Writer’s Support Group and participate in the monthly blog hop is because of the support it provides. It’s a huge blog hop, and it’s easy … Continue Reading The Writing Community
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 Getting Up The Hill
Have you had a long, hard week of writing? Things not going so well? Maybe you need a little bit of a nudge, or a hug? I think as writers … Continue Reading Friday Encouragement
I hope everyone had a great holiday season and a happy new year! Did you make any resolutions this year? Every January feels like a fresh start and a chance … Continue Reading Writing resolutions
This past Wednesday I co-hosted the Insecure Writer’s Support Group and the massive, positive response to my post really blew me away. So many people stopped by to comment, not … Continue Reading Let’s give some #writerhugs today.
I’ve had a lot of ups and downs this year. And I mean extreme ups and extreme downs. It’s been a rollercoaster ride. I’m really hoping 2016 will be a … Continue Reading The wild ride of life
During the month of May I’m doing the NaBloPoMo challenge–blogging every day of the month on the theme of photos. Today’s prompt: Photo: Your Feelings These days I’m generally a … Continue Reading Because I’m happy…
I’m at Nina Crespo’s blog today, capping off her #ReadersWritersWellness week. I’m blogging about writing and health (or lack thereof) and how the sedentary life of a writer needs to … Continue Reading A guest blog about wellness.