2018 New Year’s Resolutions

If I were to pick a way to sum up the year that was 2017, I would probably go with… WHAT. THE FUCK. For multiple reason: Donald Dumpster Fire is somehow the POTUS I got engaged (WEE!) There are obviously several more, but those are the two that stood out, the former for being incredibly…

Why Self-Publishing

When I was a young(er), ignorant writer I held firm to my belief that self-publishing was simply the “quitter’s path.” Part of my daily fantasizing as a new writer was the idea of my book one day sitting on the shelf in bookstores everywhere, and I believed that self-published novels were…not good, to put it nicely….

Starting a New Project (or Getting Out of the Gutter)

Well, no one ever said this was going to be easy. Let’s commiserate for a moment, fellow writers. Let’s talk about the pain and agony that is starting a new project. Buckle up: it’s going to be a long one. Let me start at the beginning(ish)… SEWN FROM SEEDS (2010 – 2015) SEWN FROM SEEDS…

#PitchWars & NaNoWriMo

I have learned several things about myself as a writer in the last several years, the first being that I tend to really buckle down on project deadlines the closer I get to the end of the year. For whatever reason, I tend to be a much more productive writer in the fall. I suppose…