Convention Time: ReaderCon Musings

Convention Time: ReaderCon Musings

What makes a good writers’ convention? I’ve thought about this a lot lately. Last weekend I attended my fourth ReaderCon in five years. Thanks to demands of the day job, I couldn’t leave until Friday night. But everything starts Thursday […]

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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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Creative Writing Goals for 2017

Creative Writing Goals for 2017

I’ve set a lot of creative writing goals over the years. Sometimes it works to motivate me. In 2016, I did achieve quite a few of the goals. Sometimes it does the exact opposite. I missed some categories of my […]

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Finding your Writing Tribe

Finding your Writing Tribe

I am exhausted. I have just returned from my favourite conference, Sirens, and I am spent. I will have posts to come on different parts of Sirens that got me thinking. In the meantime, I want to talk about tribes. […]

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Women Writing Events: a Reaction

Women Writing Events: a Reaction

Okay, so, you’ve heard all about my undying love for Sirens. While I love Sirens, I’m finding more and more issues with women writing events. This last week, I went to a local writing festival’s women writing event. The event […]

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Queens & Courtesans – Creating an Anthology

Queens & Courtesans – Creating an Anthology

What started as a misunderstood Facebook post blossomed into a full anthology. Queens & Courtesans, a Benefit Anthology for the Sirens Conference I love so much, comes out tomorrow. I still have trouble believing we went from joking about creating […]

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