Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 7

Good morning. I hope everyone has not lost their minds yet. If you have, you have my deepest sympathy. Enough of virus talk though. I printed out Lily (PAUSE. Ok, so Monday morning I printed out Lily. It was 8:00 am, a lovely morning. I was in a good, benevolent mood *narrator: but it didn't … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 7

Saturday Morning Post Vol. 6

Things were weird, and then they got WEIRDER. Things are being cancelled, people are buying toilet paper like they are preparing to mummify themselves, and who new that during the apocolypse people would be stocking up on toilet paper and not booze? At the same time life just sort of...goes on??? Anyway, I vote that … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post Vol. 6

At some point you just gotta throw all the advice out the window and jump off the cliff

At some point, after all the blogs you've read, after all articles you've scoured, and after all the books you've read on writing, you just gotta write. Because in the end the best writing advice anyone can give is: READ. WRITE. AND LIVE. NOW, that doesn't mean that all other writing advice is null. Learning … Continue reading At some point you just gotta throw all the advice out the window and jump off the cliff

Blank Pages are Magical, They Won’t Kill You

Guys you might want to get out of the tissue boxes because we're about to get sentimental. Actually, let's not. I feel like a lot of times we, as writers, talk about the terror of the blank page. The fear of it and that little blinking cursor staring at you, waiting for you. We're terrified … Continue reading Blank Pages are Magical, They Won’t Kill You

What I’m Thankful for About Being a Writer

It's almost thanksgiving! (As in it's tomorrow.). At least it is in my part of the world. In honor of this holiday of pies, turkeys, thankfulness, and American history, I decided to write a post about thankfulness because why not. (Basically this way I didn't have to think up anything clever for a blog post.) … Continue reading What I’m Thankful for About Being a Writer

Writerly Costumes Ideas for the Upcoming Festivities

If I had it my way, I would wear costumes all the time. OK, maybe not all the time, but I would wear a cloak to the grocery store if it was socially acceptable and people wouldn't trip their carts on it.  But this time of year - all the costumes!!!  So, I've compiled a … Continue reading Writerly Costumes Ideas for the Upcoming Festivities

Why Autumn is Such a Great Time to Write

It's FALL. That means sweaters, pumpkins, lattes, leaf piles, and owls and foxes on EVERYTHING. No more bugs! No more 90 degrees! And even the scent of dying leaves smells good! I love fall. It is truly a great time of year. I think it is especially a great time of year to do one … Continue reading Why Autumn is Such a Great Time to Write

All a Writer Need is…

Love, love is all you need! *takes off headphones* Did you say something? Sorry, I was groov'in. I believe that there is an overall concurrence within the general public that the breed of people known as writers don't need much.  OK, fine, fine, fine, FINE. Maybe writers are a little demanding, but we only want total perfection here. … Continue reading All a Writer Need is…

How to Celebrate When You Finish Your First Draft

Summertime is the time to PARTY. (And by party I mean going to the mountains and finding somewhere quiet where you can finish your book.) And speaking of parties...(I apologize to all the introverts. I realize talking about parties is illegal.) Finishing your first draft can be very exciting. Whether it's after 30 hysterically frantic … Continue reading How to Celebrate When You Finish Your First Draft