Affirmations are everywhere in this Pandemic. Everyone talks about self care and self love, but let’s talk about you and me. Recently, I signed up for a workshop. I get work back from the workshop and it was a critique and then, they wanted money for me to attend the workshop. Now I know my … Continue reading Everything About You Matters
I made it through another Nanowrimo. What they need is a category for people who start one project and end up working on something else. I did that. I started writing my super planned out novel but I wasn’t feeling it. I felt like I was overdoing everything. I went with a side project I’d … Continue reading The Time Has Come Today
(being published earlier than normal-by popular request!!) Then, it happened... I joined not one but THREE different critique groups. Oh, my disease to be liked and to please overcame any rational thought. I tried to do the run around and help everyone because I was getting what I wanted, what I thought I needed-FEEDBACK! People … Continue reading Critiques without Tears (part 2)
I was listening to a podcast and one of the mini assignments was to ask yourself, "Who are you writing for?" I sat for awhile. I've been thinking about it and came up with generic answers like- everyone or myself or people like me or people that like books and lastly, my kids. Do I … Continue reading Who Are You Writing For?
My sister told me to write the story I want to read. Whenever I'm stuck or simply not feeling it. I always hear those words in the back of my head. Even after spending hours on Pinterest looking at other Writer's Boards or reading old stories I've started and never finished, it all comes down … Continue reading Why I Write