Fear of New Beginnings

Fear of New Beginnings

Is there a term for the fear of new beginnings? Or perhaps it’s more a fear of endings. (I just finished reading Carrie Jones’s Need* series, in which the main character “collects” phobias and recites them when nervous or scared.) […]

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Why Not: An Argument

Why Not: An Argument

Last week, I shared an image I saw on Facebook. In it, a Tumblr user paraphrases interactions they’ve had regarding characters of the non-white, non-cisgendered, non-heterosexual variety: “Why is this character xyz?” The author’s answer: “Why not?” So I posted […]

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Goals Check In: 2018, The First

Goals Check In: 2018, The First

At the start of this year, I didn’t really have a rational, realistic idea of what goals I may or may not expect to accomplish. Because, well, baby. Who, by the way, will be six months old tomorrow. Huh. And […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

In case you haven’t noticed, I’m a big fan of challenging assumptions. Evidence that challenges historical assumptions? AWESOME. Like woman were the travelers of the Bronze age more so than men. Tamora Pierce is one of those authors who has […]

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Priorities: I Have Them

Priorities: I Have Them

I’ve grown better at setting my priorities and following through. Even if I do end up flaking. A lot. Family, of course, tops the list (and let me just say I had no way to truly comprehend the effects this […]

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Writing Spaces, Updated Edition

Writing Spaces, Updated Edition

We’ve made some noise on this blog on the importance of writing spaces. Mine have morphed over time as I let the clutter take over and swallow up any useful, productive space. I set up the newest iteration of my […]

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