Why Do You Write?

I've been doing a lot of writing lately (thus my absence from the blogosphere) and it got me thinking about why we do this creative thing called "writing." What draws us back to our computer, our paper, our story? It can't be the pay-- most of my novels aren't published yet and thus haven't earned … Continue reading Why Do You Write?

Why Writers Need Rest #atozchallenge #amnotwriting

Sometimes, I think our status needs to be #amnotwriting. Because we shouldn't always be writing. Our art can suffer from constant output, and we can forget how real people interact--how they talk, how they think, how they act--if we're only surrounded by their literary counterparts all the time. We can forget what it's like to … Continue reading Why Writers Need Rest #atozchallenge #amnotwriting

Spotlight Saturday #7

I give my end-of-week post to other authors and bloggers whose work is worth noting. There are so many excellent works of art out there, so many good poems and stories and drawings that I want to use my online space, once a week, to send all of you to read something you might otherwise … Continue reading Spotlight Saturday #7