Photo Credit Why Fiction Writers Shouldn’t Give Up the 9 to 5, and It’s Not the Reason You Think Anyone who’s ever heard me sing has undoubtedly uttered the phrase, “Don’t quit the day job.” Meaning, in a somewhat nicely packaged nutshell, you’re not good enough to make a living at it. Not by a… Continue reading Don’t Quit the Day Job
Photo Credit Getting reacquainted with the loving act of self-care We’re exhausted. Many of us are overweight. I know I am. A good amount are mothers. Also me. Some of us are already caretakers for ailing parents. We’re holding down jobs… Continue reading The Plight of the 40-Something Female
An hour’s worth of simple tasks to keep you moving in the right direction If you’ve ever heard the age old adage, “How do you eat an elephant? (Answer: One bite at a time.)” then you might imagine where this article is leading. You want to be a successful writer. I get it. I want… Continue reading 5 Minutes to Further Your Writing Career
Remember when I mentioned on New Year's how excited I was about this writer's plotting course I'm taking? If you have aspirations of becoming a writer, or if you already are and maybe need some more direction, you should check it out. Seriously. It's changed my writing for the better and I'm not even three months into it. Well, I'm really excited to say that I've… Continue reading And I’m Off!
I decided to take a moment, during the final hour of the first day of 2017 to take stock of where I'm at currently, where I've been for the twelve months prior, and more importantly, where I want to go from here. 2016 was not my most favorite year for many reasons. I could go through a… Continue reading 2017 Day One