Review of 2017 Write Every Damn Day Book Bingo Challenge

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┬ábingo card, this challenge gave me an opportunity to explore different genres and read a few books […]

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 academic […]

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. […]

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 I […]