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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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The End Of A Notebook

I love to be reminded of why I write longhand. Seriously. I am two pages away from filling the current notebook. This means an(other) entire notebook filled with my words. It’s a total rush. There is something about smoothing my […]

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On Finishing

On Finishing

Everyone has a favourite part of writing. For some it’s the research and brainstorming, then they just suffer through getting the words on the page. For some it’s the editing, the chance to make things right. For me, it’s the […]

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The Final Stretch

Three quarters through the novel. At this point, the end is in sight. The main character has her darkest moment, then the big climax, and it’s all downhill from there. Easy momentum, right? I wish. Endings give me a lot […]

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