2018: First Goal Update

2018: First Goal Update

I have to admit the past three months have been a write-off goal-wise. That’s not at all how I wanted to start this post when I shared my goals in January, but it is what it is. “Write-off” is perhaps […]

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Learning to Appreciate the Writing Drills In Order to Get Things Done

Learning to Appreciate the Writing Drills In Order to Get Things Done

If you’re a sports fan, you’re likely sad to see the Olympics are nearly over. If you’re not, or you’re simply not an Olympics fan, you’re tired of hearing about them. Sorry! I promise my analogy today will only mention […]

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To Quiet Those Pesky Insecurities: Do

To Quiet Those Pesky Insecurities: Do

My apologies for this post being late today! This week got away from me early and I’ve been playing catch up (badly!) since Monday. Since the beginning of January I’ve been in a topsy turvy head space–that’s the best way […]

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Community, I’m Not a Good Recluse

Community, I’m Not a Good Recluse

While I stand here typing, wearing my artist’s outfit of purposefully chosen head to toe black accompanied by an air of ennui, I can’t help but think back to what I used to imagine when I heard the word “writer.” […]

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Rejection is the Best Motivation

Rejection is the Best Motivation

So I struggle with submitting stories. The why of that is complicated and many-faceted, and (at least on the surface) has little to do with rejection. I will attempt to unpack this. I see this difficulty as a self-discipline issue, […]

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Tracking Tool: My Write Club Review

Tracking Tool: My Write Club Review

In November, one of the NaNo Facebook groups I belong to had a post that introduced me to a site still in beta called My Write Club. I tested it out with tracking my various writing goals for December, and […]

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