Seriously honored to have my first ever essay published by Bread & Beauty Magazine. It’s about writing. Read it here 🙂Read more "Eating Perfection"
This is going to be more of a personal blog and less technical writing stuff or nanowrimo progress stuff. Trigger warning for death. I will be writing about my feelings about death. My feelings about death might not be the same as your feelings about death. That is okay. If thinking about death makes you […]Read more "What’s gonna happen to all these books when I die?"
My inner editor looks like me only a little older, she is future me yelling at present me for all the mistakes I will make when I start writing. On the plus side, my inner editor knows her stuff. She knows how to catch mistakes and detach herself well enough to catch most plot holes […]Read more "My Inner Editor"
“I understand that I am a talented person, capable of heroic acts of creativity, and I will give myself enough time over the course of the next month to allow my innate gifts to come to the surface, unmolested by self-doubt, self-criticism, and other acts of self-bullying.” –from The Month-Long Novelist Agreement and Statement of […]Read more "Nanowrimo Day 3 (2018) Affirmations/Motivation"
Shakespeare class 2005, Lynchburg, Virginia. The girl sitting in front of me was furiously scribbling into a green marbled (graph paper) composition notebook. I asked her what she was writing and she said she was writing a novel. I was totally impressed because I had tried writing a novel by hand in high school and […]Read more "My National Novel Writing Month Backstory"
So I just had an epiphany. I was writing an email to a friend, I like to let her know what I’m working on even though sometimes I feel quite intrusive because she’s made of awesome and does all the awesome things (more on confidence and conversations with other creatives later). I wrote sometimes I […]Read more "Why I can’t write Part 2"