Recently, I have seen this question keep popping up on Twitter: "Why do you you write?" At first glance that is easy for me to answer, I don't know how to not write. Ever since I can remember, I've been writing. But why do I do it? Writing has always been a part of who … Continue reading Why I Write
I have always known I wanted to be a writer when I grew up, but I've had numerous road bumps along the way, ranging from receiving extremely negative feedback about my writing all the way to difficulties with the English language. When I was younger and divulged my life-long goal of becoming a writer to … Continue reading The Power of Perseverance
Vacations are essential for everyone to take if possible; it’s a chance to recharge and help put your life and your writing into perspective. If I don’t have a vacation planned I become antsy. I need a trip to look forward to; something to help me get through any tough day. Taking a vacation, whether … Continue reading A “Vacation” from Writing
Photo by Jordan Benton on Pexels.com Finding time to write that novel you have always been dreaming of creating is the hardest part of being a writer, because if you are like me, you have a day job, a social life, and extra-curricular activities. And honestly, some days, even if none of that existed, you … Continue reading Making Time for Writing
One of the first questions I receive from someone who is interested in my writing is “How do you come up with the ideas for your stories?” Well, the old saying, “write what you know” works hand-in-hand with many of my ideas. For my first book, One Minute at a Time, I took bits and … Continue reading Developing Story Ideas
January. The month that everyone makes their resolutions and promises to make big changes. Gyms become more crowded, weight loss apps are downloaded, less alcohol is consumed (at least for the first couple of weeks), and savings plans are established. I myself try to use January as a time of reflection; a time to examine … Continue reading January Reflections
I’m the type of person that can never be without a book, whether it be an e-book or physical book. I also tend to read more than one at once (still trying to get through Anna Karenina). I’ll read anything and everything, but I’m not going to lie, when I need a go-to genre, I … Continue reading Why YA Fiction Matters
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