Sorry, guys. I know I've been a little quiet on the blog front recently, but I promise I have a good reason. And my good reason is this: Yep. That's a tibial fracture. And no, it's not me. If it was me, I'd probably be propped up in a chair with my latest WIP finished … Continue reading An Unexpected Break (Literally)
I've struggled for days about what to say on this topic and how to say it. I vowed to keep politics out of my profession, and I'm sticking to that. But the events in Charlottesville transcend politics. Left or right, no matter what side of the political spectrum you sit on, hate is wrong. And … Continue reading Why Write?
So I log onto Twitter this morning, very innocently looking to read-up on the latest book-ish news from my book-ish friends, and I was instantly assaulted by news of assaults. Not physical assaults, no, but post after post referenced threats made against contest mentors or agents. I. Was. Floored. Is this really a thing? How … Continue reading A Note on Professionalism
Let's have a little bit of vulnerability and honesty here. In the past week, I've done two birthday parties, one camping trip, three back-to-school shopping trips, two doctors' appointments...and more sleepless night than I can count. My oldest is starting kindergarten this year. My youngest is starting preschool. That means I will have two days … Continue reading Alone With My Laptop