As you might have noticed I’ve been away for a while (again). Life got crazy on just about every front imaginable and trying to make time to write started bringing more stress than joy. So I decided to take six months away from writing and see what happened. I wasn’t even 100% sure I’d come back. Spoiler: Here I am.
A crazy thing happened last week. Out of nowhere I received an email from a complete stranger saying they had stumbled across my blog. Not this one, but a previous incarnation of it that was still floating around the internet. She had apparently enjoyed some of my writing and asked if I would like to […]
A lot happened this summer. As I mentioned in my last post, it was the best (and busiest) summer ever. As a result, I had to step away from writing for a bit. For the first time, maybe ever, I let myself be okay with the fact I wasn’t writing. I even spent some time […]
If January was any hint, 2017 is going to be a hectic year. My February calendar is already starting to look uncomfortably packed and March is looking worse. As things ramp up at work and my fiancé and I get closer to our wedding in September I want to make sure that I don’t lose sight […]
Some time ago a writing mentor explained to me that the brains of writers are split into two categories: The Architects and The Gardeners. Architects are meticulous planners. If you ask to take a peak through their prep material you’ll find detailed character notes matched succinctly with plot outlines. They carefully plan and build their […]