Writing Life

Merry Everything (December IWSG)

Hello, friends! Even though I feel like I’ve been sprinting since the end of August, this fall has been a productive one. I’ve managed to keep up with my Kindle Vella story (more on that later), and I entered two contests last month (NYC Midnight’s 250-word micro-fiction challenge, and Doug Weller’s Six Word Wonder contest). …

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One for Me, Two for You (August IWSG)

I haven’t written for the Insecure Writers Support Group blog hop in a few months, but I’m climbing back on the bandwagon this month! August’s question is: When you set out to write a story, do you try to be more original or do you try to give readers what they want? I think most …

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Time and Energy Are Two Separate Things

Yesterday I saw a writer/creative/influencer say something along the lines of “if you had time to watch the Depp/Heard trial, you have time to write that book.” The comments were full of people shouting things like “preach!” and “say it again for those in the back!” but it struck me the wrong way the moment …

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