Hi, hello, I know... Are we still allowed to blog in these weird times? I've been struggling with what to write here these past ten weeks. It's not like we need more noise about this virus or opinion pieces as to why this is so hard. I went back and forth as to with whether... Continue Reading →
So Rejection Sucks, Huh? 12 Lessons I’ve Learned So Far
Reflections on rejections. The lessons I've learned thus far on the long road to (hopefully) publication.
Anyone Know How to Write a Second Book? Asking for Me.
How does one write a second book exactly? Non-rhetorical. It seems that I operate on a cycle of making babies every two years, some in human form and some in book form. Now my second child is here and we've found a sorta groove, I have that second book knocking on my brain. But, I'm... Continue Reading →
Join Me for a February Aspiring Author Instagram Challenge!
It took me a long time to call myself a writer. It felt presumptuous for a number of reasons, and I harbored a real imposter syndrome for a long time. Now that I write and have done for enough time that the writer identity feels fully integrated along with all my other selves, a rule... Continue Reading →
They Say It’s Your Birthday (It’s My Blog’s Birthday, too, yeah!)
This annual reflection forces me to slow down and gain perspective on the track I've laid in the previous year and pour gratitude into the work that has gotten me here.
I’m DONE. I Wrote a Book. Whoa.
I'm so pleased, chuffed, over-the-damn-moon-thrilled to announce I'M DONE!!!!!!!! I WROTE A BOOK.
Digging Through The Boxes: Untangling Beta-Reader Feedback
Sifting through the feedback on my first draft in the way that I do, through gifs, feelings, and long sentences.
Turtles All The Way Down – A Review
Turtles is a tough, remarkable read. We've reached next-level Green.
Brimming Book Club: Best Books to Gab About
I created a list of some of my favorite books I read this year that are not only page-turning, delicious reads, but that also generated incredible discussions.