A Broken Bone Does Heal

Two weeks ago, I broke my left kneecap. Right after it happened, I refused to acknowledge the pain, the promise of a longer recovery than an afternoon propped up in bed reading, because how could I be confined so completely, restricted so unkindly? I had life to live and plans that week and everyday my …

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Book Activism: January/February

Though these be reviews in nature, I prefer to think of them as raising awareness. Book activism, if you will. There will be links to further check out these titles should my enjoyment make you curious. The Hating Game by Sally Thorne If you follow me on any social media platforms, you will have already seen me gush over …

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Three Ways Critique Partners Are Unicorns

There are so many articles and blog posts out there detailing the publishing road, it's various ups and downs, twists and turns, plummets into deep holes of revision malaise and rejection induced cookie-binges. But tucked into those stories of woe and perseverance, are characters many of you will recognize. Critique Partner(s): an enchanted creature one meets …

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The Modern Author Life

Things Writers like JK Rowling and Anne Rice and Stephen King didn't have to worry about when launching their careers: Twitter Facebook Instagram Immediate Human Contact Things authors need to worry about when launching their careers now: Twitter Facebook Instagram Immediate Human Contact And, oh, GIVEAWAYS. After the giveaway drama of yesterday I wrote my friend …

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Ready. Set. Write! Update 6

Ready. Set. WRITE! is a summer writing intensive that encourages goal-setting and accountability, and provides an opportunity for us to cheer each other on wherever we’re at with our writing projects—planning, drafting, revising, or polishing.  This year, your RSW hosts are Alison Miller, Jaime Morrow, Erin Funk, Elodie Nowodazkij, and myself. All the details are HERE. How I did on Last Week's Goals: …

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Ready. Set. Write! Update 3

Ready. Set. WRITE! is a summer writing intensive that encourages goal-setting and accountability, and provides an opportunity for us to cheer each other on wherever we’re at with our writing projects—planning, drafting, revising, or polishing.  This year, your RSW hosts are Alison Miller, Jaime Morrow, Erin Funk, Elodie Nowodazkij, and myself. All the details are HERE. How I Did on Last Week's Goals: …

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