Language of the Night

Reading a fabulous book by Ursula K. Le Guin: The Language of the Night. Got it at the library, of course. I don’t agree with all of Le Guin’s views, but she is a fantastic writer, and seeing her perspective on writing is Read more…


Living characters

I love it when writing fiction, you get to that point where you’re no longer making the characters do stuff. They do it on their own. Sometimes those little hotheads will insist on doing things you didn’t want them to Read more…


Secret stories and science fiction

I’ve been writing since 6th grade. My little sister called my writings my “secret stories because I wouldn’t let anyone read them. And, yes, I still am keeping them secret, but I’m working up the courage to show the world. Read more…


First Query Submitted!

I researched out a magazine and submitted my first query today! It’s exciting. I feel like I’m back on the horse. If I think of writing articles more like I thought of writing the essays I enjoyed crafting in college, Read more…


Still at the starting gate.

Uggh. I’m having difficulty focusing on writing. Do I go for fiction or nonfiction? Most days, I’m okay with nonfiction. But do I start with a book or articles? The sensible side of me says to go for articles, but Read more…


I am a writer.

Okay. Here goes. I am a writer. I’m not an entrepreneur or product developer or any of those things I’ve been researching and trying out lately. I am a writer. I’ve been writing since sixth grade, where I discovered writing Read more…