I’m not an open person. I don’t generally talk about real things unless I feel extremely comfortable with you – which means we’ve been friends for several years. With others, it’s merely surface things. I have no problem talking about … Continue reading What I Fear About Writing
When I taught literature at SEMO University as an adjunct, my student read one of my short stories. It was published in Journey, SEMO’s literary magazine, while I was a grad student. My first thought when he told me he … Continue reading Expectations
My alarm went off at 525 AM one morning, and I pushed snooze, per usual. This is why I have another alarm set at 530, so I can definitely wake up. But I didn’t want to wake up. I was … Continue reading How He Supports My Journey… and Why It Matters
I’ve wanted to be an author since I was in eighth grade, and I’ve wanted to write romance since I was old enough to say the word sex without hiding behind my hand in a fit of giggles. Continue reading The Thing About Being Ashamed
I hate ab days in the gym. In case you haven’t noticed from my gym references in posts and everyday conversation, I’m a pretty diehard gym rat. And yes, I have the shirt to prove it. Okay I don’t actually … Continue reading What Weaknesses?
Much of writing, like many other things, is centered on a strong mindset, so I’ve been trying to be more aware of my thoughts lately. Last week, I texted my husband that another article of mine got published. This is … Continue reading I Hit Backspace
In pursuit of my author dream I wrote about in my previous post, I get up at 5:30 every morning to write before work. For a year before I started doing this, I worked on the same novel whenever I … Continue reading Finding Our Consistency
I’ve known I wanted to be a writer since I was in eighth grade.
I haven’t actively and consistently pursued this path since then, but I was in eighth grade when I realized I wanted to be an author. Continue reading Let’s Be (Im)practical