I don’t do new year resolutions. Resolutions to me, one either succeeds at the resolution or fails. No in between. I don’t think that’s a sustainable way to better yourself. You’re gonna have ups and downs and you have to accommodate for the ebbs and flows of life…
Reflections on the Poem a Day Challenge
8 days into May and I’ve celebrated the 12th birthday of my youngest niece and the 22nd birthday of my oldest niece. I went from writing a poem a day to nothing. […]
Maybe I Don’t Want to be a Writer
As I trudge along, writing the novel that I have been working on since at least the year 2000, no joke there, the thought “maybe you really don’t want to be a […]
Self-Publishing Lesson: Don’t Rush
I have started working on finalizing THE SOUND OF MADNESS to be self-published. I originally wanted to have it self-published in January, but it didn’t feel right so I kind of pushed it aside. […]
KILL YOUR DARLINGS
While watching one of my favorite television shows a new character was introduced. So when the television character’s name was said, I sighed. Not a good sigh. A “are you fucking serious?!?” sigh. How could this character be named this name of all names in the free f’ing world. OF ALL THE NAMES!!
THE RIGHT BEGINNING
I have three beginnings for my WIP (work in progress) that I’m calling Goliath. (This is not the real title, it’s just that it’s my Goliath, my Mount Everest as I said in my post “Following Your Joy”.) I’ve been struggling with which one would be the best beginning for this novel. I have written and scraped, rewritten and re-scraped, and put this process on repeat more times than I should have.
Another Dose of Rejection
Rejection letter two on THE SOUND OF MADNESS. It’s funny when I receive a reply from an agent, I automatically think, well there’s another rejection letter. Lloyd Dobler in SAY ANYTHING said […]
Putting Yourself Out There and Being Rejected
And so it begins… Putting yourself out there and being rejected. I don’t mean from a potential mate, but from potential agents. The query process can make or break a writer. We […]
Can I Call Myself a Writer?
As I see the finish line in the current WIP in the distance, I started contemplating on if I could truly call myself a writer even if I am currently not getting […]
This is Why I Write
To make someone smile and I am so honored that Michael Franti took time out of his schedule to read what I wrote and let me know it made him smile. I […]
One Word After Another
I have written more words on this one novel than I care to admit. I have scrapped those words even more than I care to admit. It is a novel that has […]
Recap of 30 Day Writing Challenge
Well, I did it. I wrote and posted something new every day for 30 days. I wrote that I wanted to expose myself through writing and I don’t know if anyone reading this […]
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