We all know the old adage: “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” However, as much as we’d like to believe that our novels, short story collections, and other writing would be judged by the content and the craft, so much depends on that first impression, on getting people to pick up your book inContinue reading “Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Judging books by their covers”
If we were having coffee, I’d tell you that it’s much too late in the day (er, night) to have caffeinated beverages. But then again, I’ve always been terrible at making good choices and managing my sleep schedule, so yes, I’ll take coffee anyway. The sleepless night and the compulsion to write something reminds meContinue reading “#weekendcoffeeshare: ‘Round my hometown”
As a young/novice/aspiring author, I have a lot of other things on my plate that aren’t strictly writing-related. I work full-time at a job I really care about and want to do well in. I’m trying to get my stuff together to apply to grad school at the end of this year to start attendingContinue reading “Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Time, like mischief, should be managed”
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For those who aren’t familiar with me, I created the 400-participant Nano Hop in 2016. We aren’t going to let this one-time-signup, monthly blog hop get quite so big. I think anywhere from 20 to 30 participants would be a great number for the first hop in April, and considering…
I have been so scattered during the first month of 2017 that my thoughts can only come in a list of bullet points.
While I am not sorry to see the back of November 2016, I know that I got more this month than I had originally bargained for.
Several years, dozens of notebooks and hundreds of stories, poems and blog posts later, I still seek validation for my writer identity.