100 Day Challenge

100 Day Challenge

2017. We made it, you guys. We can all agree that last year was harder than most. Whether it's because we were so aware, so in sync, with everything that happened or it was really just that awful, the general consensuses on Twitter is that 2017 is a welcomed breath of fresh air. There hasn't [...]

#MondayBlogs: What the writing community used to be

#MondayBlogs: What the writing community used to be

So many of us crawled onto our couches or into our beds last night and watched The Tony's. Well, okay, we watched Hamilton win basically everything it was nominated for. But no matter who the winner was, or what the award was, the message that came across something that's been missing from the writing community [...]

The reality of my situation

The reality of my situation

I have some Sunday, pre-wine, mid-migraine thoughts. For months now I've been battling pretty severe concussion symptoms. So much so, I have a follow-up appointment with my neurologist on Wednesday to see if I've done more damage than we initially thought I did. Best case scenario, he'll tell me that I've just been working too [...]

Thinking past the first draft

Thinking past the first draft

I've been walking the line between author and editor these days. It's a tight line, one that I'm having a hard time staying balanced on. It's not because I've been consuming lots of good wine (I wish), but because I've reached the point in my editing where I really can't take the step back that [...]