The other night, a friend sent me a text. She was having a crisis familiar to anyone who’s ever dabbled in art: “I end up hating whatever I write and I’m so sick of it.” I did my best to assure her that it’s not a rare feeling; in fact, it’s one that I struggle withContinue reading “Keep Going Anyway”
Five things I can’t stop talking about this week.
Before I start with any new topic, I just want to say thank you. Thank you to everyone who reached out after my last blog post and extended support, love, and vulnerable confessions of “me, too.” I never expected my words to be so well-received, and I feel like the grinch whose heart grew threeContinue reading “No Woman is an Island: From Manuscript to Novel”
This won’t be an easy post to write, but I feel that a) it’s important to share this information in case someone else reads it and is able to relate, and b) as reductive as it might sound, I feel like it’s essential to understanding me and my writing process. In November 2015, I satContinue reading “Bad Brain™”
Just so you all know… the Kindle edition of ATFS is FREE for all of Labor Day weekend. Who doesn’t love a free book? Go check it out! It’s a perfect long weekend read.
Happy Friday, my friends! Here are 5 things I’m into this week: 1. Writer to Writer by Gail Carson Levine Gail Carson Levine is one of my longest-standing favorite authors. Ella Enchanted and The Two Princesses of Bamarre are two books that I can read any time and any place and always enjoy. When this book wasContinue reading “Five Things Friday”
There’s nothing worse than getting started. I’ve worked many jobs, and the worst part is always those first few days when you’re clumsy and useless and waiting for someone to tell you what to do. With writing, there’s no one to tell you what to do. You just have to sit down and start. I’veContinue reading “Getting Started”