Jan 02

2017 Goals

Looking back, I realized I never posted any 2016 writing goals. Which in a weird way means, YAY, I accomplished everything I set out to do! (Best way to achieve New Year’s Resolutions: don’t make any!). What this really means is that when I evaluated the upcoming year, there was so much I wanted to […]

Oct 14

The Art of Waiting

So, it’s been a little while since I blogged last because Things. Are. Happening. I’m expecting a baby in February (squee!), my husband and I decided to finish our basement (to get ready for said baby), and there have been lots of writerly things to take care of *rubs hands together gleefully* I’ve been hard at […]

Jun 27

The Wonders of #PitMad

I’m beyond thrilled to announce: I have a literary agent! For years I’ve been working toward my goal of getting a book published, and this is a MAJOR step in the right direction. It all started on June 9 when I participated in something called #PitMad, which is a fantastic opportunity for writers to pitch […]

Oct 13

Editing Brain

As I’m feverishly working to complete edits on my cozy mystery, I’ve developed a serious case of Editing Brain. Editing Brain is where I’ve spent so much time playing with words, sentence structure, scene choreography, etc. that my brain simultaneously overanalyzes everything and turns to mush. But here’s the thing: Editing Brain is a necessary risk to […]