This has been a wild year so far. I can't believe it's already May! So much has happened. I've tried some different things with my blog, written lots of new stories, and started on many new journeys. But...nothing I planned has quite worked out the way I thought it would. In a sense, it's been … Continue reading What if my New Year’s resolutions aren’t working out?
If you weren't a homebody before the pandemic, chances are you're probably one now. Personally, I've always loved being at home, which is very much connected to the fact that I'm an introvert. At home, I can just be in my quiet little bubble. Everything is familiar and safe, and I have few worries. I … Continue reading Get out of the house. Seriously.
We all know that little voice, the one that interrupts us while we're in the middle of a perfectly good scene (thank you very much) and whispers, "This is complete rubbish. What are you doing? You can't finish this, and no one would want to read it even if you did! Who do you think … Continue reading How to Battle Imposter Syndrome
Writing a novel is hard. We probably all know this, and yet, many of us set out to accomplish this mighty feat. Isn't it amazing? But when you're in the middle of writing a book, sometimes it doesn't feel so amazing. I've been on a rollercoaster with my WIP, "Project Pea," over the past 15 … Continue reading The Art of Never Giving Up
Inspiration is an integral part of the writing process, without it you are stuck. I don’t have a lot of problems with inspiration; it seems to overrun my mind. However, once I started a book with giant eagles (Shahira and the Flying Elfs) and was so busy with promoting my already published books that a […]9 … Continue reading Reblog: 9 Ideas to Get Inspiration or Beat Writer’s Block by A Writer’s Path
It's been five years, and I'm still trying to perfect my recipe for an earl grey latte. It sounds so easy. Tea. Milk. Sweetener (I like honey). Lavender, if you're feeling it (which I usually am). But it's the proportions that get me. Even after so many tries, I still haven't quite gotten it right. … Continue reading Elusive Inspiration Part 2: Seeking Memories
As I’m meeting more writers and delving into the writing community, I’m getting this question a lot: “Where do you get your inspiration/ideas from?” It’s a pretty broad question and one that’s difficult for me to answer. Ideas just seem to pop into my head at any given moment, not necessarily prompted by any one … Continue reading Elusive Inspiration
Happy Monday, everyone! Now that I have Mondays freed up on the blog, I have some room to cover a broader range of topics. One thing that I really want to do more is talk about authors who have helped me as a writer. We all have those inspiring authors that stay with us as … Continue reading Inspiring Authors: Bryan Davis