For dieters, it might be “fat” or “fudge”. For those who are different, it’s “freak”. If you’re anything like me, a perfectionist at heart, it’s the biggest, baddest, angriest F-word ever: failure.
#NaNoWriMo2017 is 27 days away. I’ve been informed by nano vets that plot and world-building should be top priority. Each tidbit of advice was eclipsed with a warning: Know thy characters.
There is no common ground between us but I’m an architect. I would build a bridge to you. I would carve a deep path from the tips of my fingers to yours. I would risk splinters and pit falls to build our cathedral, a cradle for us to rest our weary heads, a sacred string of words as we breath into each other. You would be the first and final nail in the coffin, a reason to stay right where I am. I’d take the light you pour into me and use it to illuminate the space. I want you […]
If I could sum up 2017 in a single word, it would be intense. Arduous would be appropriate, too. In April, I moved to Seattle, Washington. Through May and June, I queried my novel, hunted for apartments, and enrolled in college. June through August heralded earning work as a freelance writer, attending summer classes, acclimating to Seattle, diving into writing groups, and making new friends.
The first poems I ever wrote were pitiful creatures.
The Books I’ll be stuffing my nose into this month. What’s on your TBR shelf?
Dear Lovely Readers, This month has been madness. Not necessarily madness in a purely negative way. There’s been a load of good, too. Finally, my husband and I are 100% settled into our new apartment. I took some photos with my new camera, the Cannon T6i, and I’m loving this space. Well, as much as one can love an adorned shoe box looking out to Puget Sound. I’m still sending out queries for my book, PCSR. This is completely expected. It can take months to years before anyone turns a curious head, so I’m alright with this. As a friend […]