Winter Hiatus

Hey Everyone! Did you survive the holiday season? Somehow I managed to make it through Christmas and New Year’s unscathed. I’ve spent the past couple of weeks thinking about the things I want to accomplish in 2019. Writing, of course, is at the top of the list. In 2018, I managed to write more than … More Winter Hiatus

Seasons Greetings

Happy Holidays, everyone! This is my last post of 2018. For the most part, this year has been an uneventful one. I stopped making New Year’s resolutions a long time ago and instead adopted the practice of choosing a word to help guide me through the year. The word I chose for 2018 was CHANGE. … More Seasons Greetings

Losing Confidence

  During the month of November, I didn’t get very far with my WIP. I’ve been slowly making my way through Story Genius and I’ve accomplished two things: I’m more confused about my story now. I’m losing confidence in my writing ability. I think I’d save myself a lot of heartache if I’d just stop … More Losing Confidence

Go With The Flow

The other day I posted a meme on social media that said the following: Expect nothing and appreciate everything A short conversation ensued and at some point I said that “go with the flow” needed to be my daily manta. I am an over-thinker, which inevitably creates problems that were never there in the first … More Go With The Flow

Messy First Drafts

I’m not a fan of first drafts. My tendency towards perfectionism is the likely culprit of my angst over the whole first draft process. It’s one part of writing that I don’t always enjoy.  But then the above quote showed up in my Twitter feed last week and the proverbial light bulb went off in … More Messy First Drafts