Second 2017 Goals Check-in – Halfway Point!

Second 2017 Goals Check-in – Halfway Point!

I, once again, don’t totally remember my goals. I know that I have the goal of creating more this year but I have been checked out and over-working for the last two months. So let’s see what we have! 2017 […]

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Ink Link Roundup -rejection & inspiration

Ink Link Roundup -rejection & inspiration

I hope you find this week’s links as inspiring as I did! Yes, the life of a writer is chock full of rejection. Here are some authors who faced tons of it, which may make yours easier to swallow. This […]

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Details: The Power to Make or Break Worlds

Details: The Power to Make or Break Worlds

I’m feeling a need to expand on last week’s post about worldbuilding. Specifically, I mentioned how my worldbuilding lies in details. But details have a double edge. On one hand, they make the world real, visceral, believable. On the other […]

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Conference Ruminations from an Intermediate Writer

Conference Ruminations from an Intermediate Writer

When Words Collide is only a couple of months away and I am trying to be extra prepared since I know I’ll be busy with coursework when that weekend rolls around. My vacation from work, which I normally plan around the […]

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Cafe Writer (or the Ultimate Writer Cliche)

Cafe Writer (or the Ultimate Writer Cliche)

This post is to talk about the ultimate writer cliche: cafe writing. You can picture it in your head, easy peasy. A writer–any writer–with a cup of caffeine at their side, staring out the cafe windows as the word passes […]

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Ink Link Roundup -YA LGBTQ reads, deleted scenes, logistics, and inclusive conferences

Ink Link Roundup -YA LGBTQ reads, deleted scenes, logistics, and inclusive conferences

This week’s roundup really should have something for everyone. Elisa says, Kate and I were just discussing the great YA LGBTQ+ books that are coming out this year! Here are a few you should check out. http://rivetedlit.com/2017/06/15/18-perfect-reads-to-celebrate-pride-month/?cp_type=enpm&rmid=Riveted_Weekly&rrid=6512055 And, I’m also […]

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