What Makes You a Writer?

What makes you (or me) a writer? News Flash: It’s not the number of followers you have on Instagram. It’s not the amount of sales you’ve made on Amazon. It’s not the reviews you plead with readers to leave, or the glowing report from your grandmother. It’s not the comments on your blog. It’s notContinue reading “What Makes You a Writer?”

The Fine Art of Sticking With It

“Sticking with it” is an art I haven’t mastered yet. But I’m way better than I used to be! 😂 Seriously, though, I was thinking today about when I first came up with the idea for Fate of a Prince, my upcoming YA fantasy. I spent so much time outlining it, I was afraid I’dContinue reading “The Fine Art of Sticking With It”

Never Have I Ever Tag – Writer Edition

Hailey recently tagged me for this terrific tag, which I’m so excited to do. Thanks, Hailey! Graphic from Bree at The Long Voyage: Rules: Link and thank the blogger who tagged you. Include the graphic somewhere in the post (or make your own!) Answer the questions truthfully and honestly. Tag 3 bloggers. NEVER HAVE IContinue reading “Never Have I Ever Tag – Writer Edition”

To Save the Shire

WARNING: This post contains excessive Lord of the Rings content guaranteed to make your day better. 😉 If you’re like me, looking at the state of our world right now can be pretty overwhelming. And, unfortunately, it’s easy to become jaded and callous as a result. I don’t ever want to stop finding wonder andContinue reading “To Save the Shire”

I Want to do NaNoWriMo This Year . . . I Think.

It’s that time of year again. Harvesting corn, canning tomatoes, making applesauce (from the early apples) . . . In between training a new puppy, learning a new language, managing a blog . . . oh, and writing. I mean, I am a writer. In all seriousness, Fate of a Prince’s first draft is finished,Continue reading “I Want to do NaNoWriMo This Year . . . I Think.”

The Jolly Genre Jubilee Tag

I stole this tag from Chelsea because it looked so fun. So without further ado . . . What is your favorite genre of fiction to write?Fantasy. (Just get used to me saying fantasy a lot.) It’s my all-time favorite genre. What genre would you NEVER get caught writing? . . .EVER.Horror. Like, if youContinue reading “The Jolly Genre Jubilee Tag”

A Beautiful Discovery . . .

One morning, I woke up early, around 5:15, and I didn’t want to fall back asleep for fear I would oversleep. So, after lying there for a while, debating what would keep me awake for the next forty-five minutes, I got up and started writing. And I have done the same every morning since then.Continue reading “A Beautiful Discovery . . .”