The Last Minute Habit

The Last Minute Habit

As I’m sure you all know by now, I’m currently enrolled in the continuing education department at the University of Calgary earning my professional writing certificate. That means I’m juggling more. A lot more. The intro course was an eye […]

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Relearning Writer Discipline

Relearning Writer Discipline

I feel like I am never writing enough. Every few months, when I’ve tumbled down the blackhole of overtime, I need to reestablish my writing habit and that starts with relearning writer discipline. The Familiar Fight Relearning the discipline for […]

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2017 Goals: First Check-In

2017 Goals: First Check-In

I know I say this every single quarter, every single year, but I can’t believe it’s already the end of March. The first three months of 2017 have been a whirlwind as I’ve made big life decisions, set myself up […]

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Writing and Forgiveness – New Mom Writer

Writing and Forgiveness – New Mom Writer

When I look back on my writing career, I have not been very forgiving. If I take too long to draft, if I get distracted, if life interferes, I am mad at myself. This is what I want–I couldn’t imagine […]

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Dealing with Rejection: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Dealing with Rejection: Theatre Wisdom for Writers

Rejection is an unfortunate part of being a writer. And an actor. And, well, any sort of artist, really. So far this year, I’ve received two rejections from short story anthologies, and one from a character/role I really, really wanted. […]

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Acquiring a New Skillset

Acquiring a New Skillset

It seems that I piqued some interest with my Confidence post last month when I used the phrases “I was faced with the very urgent need to make some major life decisions” and “I’m finally able to start taking steps […]

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