What is the difference between a short story and a novel? How does a writer approach each type of story? What are some examples of good short stories? Find the answers to all this and more in today’s video. “Kleptomania”
There are so many craft books out there, all claiming to show you how to defeat writer’s block once and for all, or how to make time to write every day, or how to turn your first draft prose into
I am so happy to share my short story “Kleptomania,” which was published this month by the Young Adult Review Network (YARN). You can read it for FREE online, and I hope you do! Just follow this link, and feel
Hello there! This is just a quick post to share where I’ve been on the internet so far this year. Publications: A revised portion of my extended critical thesis from my MFA at Spalding University was published as book reviews
Since my last post, I have finished a book draft, edited, and started teaching full-time. Talk about a full plate! OH, AVERY is now a book that exists. Once I get feedback from a few trusted readers, it will be
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
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