I’ve been talking to some friends lately, and it seems many of them have hit a writerly slump throughout the years (myself included!). I’m not talking about writer’s block. The question that’s got my attention is “Where did all the good ideas go?” Continue reading Where did all the good ideas go?
I don’t often touch on my personal life through the blog. Sometimes I mention my epilepsy as it’s an important topic to me. Sometimes I talk about my horses and dogs. A few people who know me know I have early-onset osteoarthritis. Today, I felt the need to discuss the difference between depression, anxiety, and ego in relation to medical conditions. Continue reading Epilepsy & osteoarthritis: depression, anxiety, or ego?
First of all, if you’ve not been to my site before, you might have received a popup asking if you’d like to join my newsletter. I hope you do, as there will be lots of goodies and a secret members only forum! If you didn’t receive the popup because you’ve been before, pop me a message and I’ll fix you up.
Okay, with that said, today I’ve picked out three books and given you 3 reasons why I think you should read each… Continue reading 3 reasons you should read these books…
A lot of writers have said to me that they feel they’re impostors when writing, and that they’re really not cut out for the publishing industry. Somehow, they feel like their work is lesser, that there are other “real” authors out there, and they’re not one of them. Today, I’d like to talk a little about why writers (and many more of us) struggle so much with Impostor Syndrome… Continue reading Writers & Imposter Syndrome
Today, I wanted to look at a topic that many writers struggle with: finishing their story. Whether it’s a short story, a novel, a play, it doesn’t matter. Sometimes finishing a project can feel insurmountable. So how can you combat that? Well, here are my top 3 tips… Continue reading Top 3 tips on how to finish a story…
So, today, I took a look at my TBR and almost fainted. There are 46 books sitting there, and these are only my “must read asap” books. There are dozens and dozens more that I really want to read after those. The problem is, the minute I finish one great book, another 3 are published, and I simply can’t keep up. Which means reading becomes stressful, as I’m trying to hurry, always chasing my tail! So what to do? Continue reading How to stop your TBR pile from stressing you out!
Nice to see you all on this fine February day. Since a lot of you here know about Pitch Wars, and have probably entered, or are even a mentor, I wanted to give you a glimpse behind the scenes from my Pitch Wars mentor experience… Continue reading Behind the scenes with a Pitch Wars mentor
Last week, I told you how a dog could help break writer’s block. This week, in keeping with the animal theme, I’m going to tell you three of the writing lessons my horse taught me… Continue reading 3 writing lessons from a horse
Hey Ya Bookcasers!
How is January treating you all? It’s sure been a busy one for me, what with editing, and writing, and work. And…fostering the most adorable golden oldie of a German Shepherd. Not only is she the most wonderful little thing in the world…but she’s also a great tool for busting through writer’s block!
Let me tell you how… Continue reading How a dog solved writer’s block