Hey, all! I'm excited to share that I got busy over a past vacation and have some new little tidbits to share. During the vacation, I spent each morning writing a little 100-word story. I sent them to Ghost Orchid Press and they will now appear in their anthologies The Deep and Rock Band. This … Continue reading Dabbling in Drabbles
Oh my goodness! Since the last blog post, I have so much to share. I moved again, and I'm living out of boxes. Which is a big, exciting thing but also a big, stressful thing! Professionally, I have some acceptances to tell you about: For one, I have a short story that was accepted to … Continue reading Wins and Whirlwinds
Something interesting happened this month. I wrote a second book! Well, almost. I wrote about 57,000 words of a young adult novel that I hope to be about 60,000-65,000 words by the time it's completely finished. This was an amazing accomplishment for me for several reasons. I have a toddler now, and I managed to … Continue reading Two Books In…
This is early, but I'm thinking about Thanksgiving, and it is crazy to me to think about how much my life has changed just in the past few months. We moved to a new home, and then shortly after, my son started daycare when my parents went through major health struggles and could no longer … Continue reading Thanksgiving
This is going to be short, but I just wanted to share a new writing tool with you that I'm really enjoying. It's called ApolloPad, and it's completely free (for now)! ApolloPad is a word processor and novel/story management software that is completely online, and they even back up your data. Because it's all online, … Continue reading ApolloPad Mini-Review
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The Midwest has been experiencing our share of winter weather, and I hope all of you have been staying safe! I wanted to share a poem by Shekhar Aiyar published by Able Muse called Crash, Trance, Winter. I hope you take a few moments to read it, because it's only eight lines long! Even though it's a poem … Continue reading A Bite of Winter Word Candy