Throughout the Christmas season I was feeling that surge of optimism that comes with that time of year. The bounce in my step seemed to say this is it. This is the year I will find an agent. I may
2016 had some dark spots. But despite the turmoil, some wonderful work was released by authors and publishers who are showing up and doing good work. Someone asked me what my favorite book I read this year was, and I
It’s probably no secret that I’ve been in a bit of a writing slump lately. Something about the deadlines that came with my low-res MFA program, and the knowledge that when I met them someone would be there to read
Since I moved this summer and had to pack up, move, and unpack all of my books again, I thought I’d share with you what’s on my bookshelf!
Bullet journaling is a great way to keep a to-do list along with a calendar, and it provides multiple ways to plan for the long-term as well.
Notice: I did not say OTHER hobbies. Writing is no hobby. If you want other people to take your writing seriously, you have to take it seriously first. Writing is my job. It may not pay me very much right
I think every writer I know detests writing query letters. Here are some tips to help!
NaNoWriMo is officially over, which means nightmares of revision horors are crawling around in the heads of hundreds of writers right about now. Here’s some tips to help guide you through the revision process!
It’s video time! If you’ve ever wanted to write a book but didn’t know how to start, if you’re participating in NaNoWriMo for the first time or the tenth, or if you feel that you are really bad at planning
So I’ve been pretty silent this October on You Know What, but it’s time to shatter the stillness. National Novel Writing Month is almost here! While I will be participating and MLing for Michigan: Elsewhere, I want to share that