Writefest: A Festival for Emerging Writers | Houston, TX

The morning of Writefest began with me frantically scrambling to try and find the right outfit. What do writers wear? My mind immediately went to the Beatniks… Glasses. damn you perfect vision! Cardigans. It’s Houston. It’s hot. Witty t-shirt. I got rid of all my Urban Outfitters shirts long ago… I’ve been to several academicContinue reading “Writefest: A Festival for Emerging Writers | Houston, TX”

Creative Spaces in Average Places

If I had it my way, I’d be typing from a treehouse in Costa Rica while listening to birds chirping, trees rustling in the wind, and rain falling gently outside through breezy windows. Alas…my humble abode in Houston will have to do. For years, I’ve struggled with finding the right words in my own home. InContinue reading “Creative Spaces in Average Places”

Pop! Fizz! Clink!

At the beginning of the year, our social media swims with epic mountains overlaid with beautiful fonts spouting common phrases like “Every accomplishment begins with the decision to try” & “Dream it. Wish it. Do it.” The beginning of a new year always feels rejuvenating. There is an energy and pulse around everyone in January.Continue reading “Pop! Fizz! Clink!”

On Submitting Your Work for Publication

Tonight, I found myself hoping to write; instead, I revisited a few of my short stories and decided it was time to send them off into the great unknown. Considering how many publications to submit to and finding the write ones to send a story to is completely overwhelming. A fellow writer friend and IContinue reading “On Submitting Your Work for Publication”