Off the grid, away from writing … and surprisingly happy about it

So I had a chunk of time off this holiday season, but I knew one thing about this extra time -- it's very deceiving. Extra time off doesn't always translate into more time for yourself. How did I spend some of this extra time? I ran errands. Endless errands. I spent more hours at the grocery store … Continue reading Off the grid, away from writing … and surprisingly happy about it

On writing: Thank you, Ursula

Though the American holiday of Thanksgiving is long past, there's still a reason for many writers to be thankful, and it has nothing to do with Pilgrims, pumpkin pie, or U.S. history. It's a message for struggling writers, especially those dedicated to fantasy, the supernatural, and all related genres.  Next time you feel a pang … Continue reading On writing: Thank you, Ursula

Self-publish? Of course! The pros

  Why should you self-publish?  To answer that question, you need to answer another question first. Why are you a writer? If you're in it for fame or money, well…  You might receive one of these -- maybe even both -- but I think you're better off getting a real estate license or starting a Youtube … Continue reading Self-publish? Of course! The pros