Writing 101, Day Nineteen

Day 19, freewrite 400 words Well, that’s not hard.  I am famous for not being able to shut up, not having a problem starting. So, let’s see.  Right now I’m sitting at my awesome desk, with my daughter’s rats on my shoulder.  She’s cleaning their cage, and needed sitting.  I guess this will be funnyContinue reading “Writing 101, Day Nineteen”

Check This Out- Just a Girl and Her Blog

So, this is a super exciting Check This Out for me because, (dum da da da!) this is the blog that inspired me to get into blogging. I would read Just a Girl and Her Blog every time it updated, and I’d think; this is such a cool way to connect with people. maybe evenContinue reading “Check This Out- Just a Girl and Her Blog”

Writing 101, Day Seventeen.

Today’s Prompt: We all have anxieties, worries, and fears. What are you scared of? Address one of your worst fears. My worst fear used to be spiders.  I don’t like them, they skitter.  These days, though, my worst nightmare is something terrible happening to my daughters.  More specifically, something happening to my daughters, and itContinue reading “Writing 101, Day Seventeen.”

The Writing Life- April 28

This week has been sort of rough, home life wise.  Lots of appointments, and sitting in waiting rooms.  Needless to say, I have not gotten as much done writing wise as I would have liked. Things that rocked this week- I’m reading Broken Patterns, getting ready to write the fourth draft.  I seem to beContinue reading “The Writing Life- April 28”

Three Reasons to Love your Rejection Letters

We’ve talked all the live long month about submissions. A few times we’ve touched in rejection letters as an unavoidable eventuality. I stand by this, they are unavoidable. I promise, if you’re hoping for universal love, you will be sadly disappointed, my friends. I’ve never hated rejection letters, though. In fact, I love them. I’veContinue reading “Three Reasons to Love your Rejection Letters”

Writing Prompt Saturday- List Jobs

This week, I’d like to continue a writers notebook building exercise that I started at the end of last month. That’s right, it’s a list! I love lists. Today, we’re going to make a list of jobs. 100 jobs someone can have, to be precise. Because sometimes you’re going to have that character that hasContinue reading “Writing Prompt Saturday- List Jobs”

Writing 101, Day 15

Today’s Prompt: Think about an event you’ve attended and loved. Your hometown’s annual fair. That life-changing music festival. A conference that shifted your worldview. Imagine you’re told it will be cancelled forever or taken over by an evil corporate force. So, this is ironic, because there’s a chance that’s actually going to happen this year inContinue reading “Writing 101, Day 15”