An Old Irritation

An Old Irritation

Once again I find myself narrowing my eyes—at myself—and wondering why I am the way I am. What way is that? Able to focus, produce, and excel as long as I’m hitting someone else’s deadlines and expectations. Returning to the […]

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2017 Goals: Second Check-In

2017 Goals: Second Check-In

This month’s check-in is going to be a bit different for me after all the momentum with my first check-in. When I wrote out my goals in January I had no idea that I’d be enrolling in online courses. When […]

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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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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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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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Audience, Pros and Cons

Audience, Pros and Cons

Coming out of my post last week about inspired versus forced words, I was trying to figure out why I’ve struggled with certain projects lately yet excelled with others. The one story I had been opening weekly and adding meagre words […]

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