Why do you need to read?

Why do you need to read?

Writing advice is always subjective. It'll depend on the person giving the advice and the experience they had. There are rules you should follow, but if you're good enough you can get away with not following them. So people say write every day, some people say don't push yourself. Some say you need to outline books before [...]

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#FridayReads: Research for my new book

#FridayReads: Research for my new book

I've been tweeting very quietly the past few nights about the new book project I've been working on. This has been a book idea that I've been kicking around for a little while now. An early draft of the opening was even used as my final fiction project for undergrad (and was ultimately the project [...]

#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 [...]

#MondayBlogs: Travel, writing, and inspiration

#MondayBlogs: Travel, writing, and inspiration

I have, and will be, traveling a lot . I've gone to AWP in Los Angeles and I played assistant saddle fitter in Seattle. I'm gearing up to spend a long weekend with almost all of the other REUTS directors. I'm seeing so much of my country, and I'm seeing the majority of it through [...]