In 2017, I decided to challenge myself and others to a Book Bingo (#2017weddbookbingo)! The card below needed to be blacked out by the end of the year. Although I read more books than the categories listed on the bingo card, this challenge gave me an opportunity to explore different genres and read a few booksContinue reading “Review of 2017 Write Every Damn Day Book Bingo Challenge”
My word for 2017 was ADVENTURE! 🧜♀️ ✈️ I went on lots of adventures to some new and some favorite places and traveled with many of my favorite people! 2017 – Marfa & Alpine. Galveston. Cape Cod & Provincetown. Charlotte, the Blue Ridge Parkway, & Asheville. Boston & Provincetown (again!). Kerrville. San Marcos. Fredericksburg. Wimberley.Continue reading “From Adventure to Eudaimonia”
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”
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!”
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”
The Spirit of the Texas Hill Country is one unlike anywhere else. The rolling hills, the laid back lifestyle, and an expanse of dramatic sunsets and starry skies. Don Swander wasn’t lying when he wrote about his love of nighttime Texas celestial nirvana, “The stars at night are big in bright, deep in the heart ofContinue reading “Winter Writing Retreat | Wimberley, Texas”
I haven’t actively written the last few days because of health issues, so last night, I decided to go through some old journals and revisit writing. Often when I feel removed from a current project, revisiting past musings helps me to ground myself in the process once again. One of my favorite exercises from myContinue reading “Magic!”
I’ve tried to list my struggles with my novel as I write, so I can find resources to assist me as I continue to craft my novel.
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