I'm so thrilled that I was welcomed as a guest on the QWERTY Writing Life podcast, hosted by authors Joy E. Rancatore and Mea Smith. On this episode of their podcast for creatives we talked about finding creative balance and had a fun, candid talk about balancing creative pursuits with other work and parts of… Continue reading Join me as a guest on the QWERTY Writing Life podcast
I convinced myself over the last couple months to participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), but I didn't have time to plan and prep like I would have liked. This, for someone who thought they were mostly a panster only to realize they are NOT, was a huge mistake. I struggled for the first… Continue reading What Some Writers Do When They Should be NaNoing
I've said before that critique partners--or more specifically, beta readers--are a must have for writers today. When we finish writing something, editing and revising several times, we begin to lose our objectivity with each pass. We can't always see the mistakes we've made, and we can easily miss weak points because the story is far… Continue reading What Might a Peer Critique Look Like?
I've got this idea, and I'm not done with it yet, but I wanted to see if what I imagined in my head is going to work. And I think once I've finished the project it will be just what I wanted, but it might take some time. And then, I got this idea for… Continue reading What I’ve been drawing . . .
I know it's a strange question, but I have to ask, because in my mind they do. When they screw up royally (pun intended) it seems to me that the vast majority of people will do their best to cover up the indecency due to the celebrity and pedestal to which said princess has been… Continue reading Do Princesses Get Special Treatment?