Writing

A Writing Escape

Back in March, in the before times, I had booked myself a four day writing retreat at a lovely local hotel. I almost cancelled it as the pandemic was officially declared just a few days before I left and concerns were starting to rise. But I...

How to Prep for NaNoWriMo

Every November writers from all over the world make a commitment to write 50,000 words in a single month as part of National Novel Writing Month…or as the cool kids call it…NaNoWriMo. The goal of NaNoWriMo isn’t to help you polish...

Tough Year To Be A Debut Author

Every writer dreams of the day their first book is published. Sure we hope to publish more than one, but that first one—that debut—well that one is special. This year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many debut authors (including myself) are...

When a dream comes true

I’ve been writing my entire life. In the beginning, it wasn’t with the goal of publication in mind, but that’s probably only because I was still in elementary school. When I reached high school, I started submitting poetry and...