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The Rejuvenative Power of Writing Conferences

The Rejuvenative Power of Writing Conferences

It’s been a while since I’ve had the oomph (scientific term) and I have been dry on ideas for writing topics. Which is a topic in and of itself. This last week, I was in Portland, WA & Stevenson, WA […]

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“See The World,” They Said

“See The World,” They Said

I don’t often have the opportunity to travel someplace where I’ve already decided to set a story. Usually, I go and only later does that locale crop up as a story setting. Last week was about the latter. This week, […]

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Writing Camp

Writing Camp

It’s April and I’m taking part in Camp NaNoWriMo. When I was a teen, I went to a writing camp called YouthWrite. When I was there, I grew quite a bit and made a bunch of friends who have kept […]

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Beyond The Escape

Beyond The Escape

The idea of fantasy as escapism was first presented to me in some groan-worthy English class. The example was L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, how their primary, perhaps only function as literature was as escape from the realities of the […]

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International Children’s Book Day!

International Children’s Book Day!

So I got into this groove where I looked up random and bizarre holidays. While this one isn’t bizarre, it’s totally relevant. When I was young, I didn’t really like reading. I know, I know. *Gasp!* “Delinquent!” Yeah, that’s me. […]

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Goal Checkup

Goal Checkup

Elisa started this really weird idea of accountability to our new year resolutions. Say Whaaatttt?? So here is my checkup and let’s see how this is going. Revise interWIRED and query – I got stuck at the end of January after snagging on […]

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