Ink Links Roundup

Sharing your story-baby can be a frightening ordeal, but here are some reasons why you should take the plunge and do it. Most of these reasons are so true, though I don’t quite agree with the last reason on the […]

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Writing Limbo: Responsibilities and Tough Decisions

Writing Limbo: Responsibilities and Tough Decisions

I have been in writing limbo for the last year, maybe longer. It has been a time of low output and high flakiness. I have flaked out on so many things. Including my writing group. As writers, we tend to […]

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What I Confirmed About Character Enduring “The Rock”

What I Confirmed About Character Enduring “The Rock”

You hear all the time that character is everything. Characters carry your story. People fall for characters, read for characters, and buy for characters. Story is nothing without the people that bring it to life. I know this, I believe […]

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You Have Time to Write – New Mom Writer Series

You Have Time to Write – New Mom Writer Series

You have the time to write! This is the third post in my New Mom Writing series. Part of this post is for those who are not parents–that is who this post will help the most. For the parents out […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

I’m going to start off this week’s post with something fun, because I can’t be the only one who loves the how-many-have-you-read list/quizzes: NPR’s 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels. There are some amazing books on that list – and those are […]

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Intention Counts: Pulling Your Story Together

Intention Counts: Pulling Your Story Together

In many things, intention does not count. Unexamined bias? Harmful stereotypes? The best of intentions can not fix these things. But you intend something when you write a story. Maybe you intend some deep, profound statement. Maybe it’s a general sense […]

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