How to Handle Writer Jealousy from A Writer’s Path

I feel like I run into "Writer Jealousy" every time I see the new releases for the month from Goodreads. All the potential, the shiny new covers, the rave reviews and people who "can't wait to read the book"...and mine aren't out there yet. I'm still in the unknown, unpublished (more or less) camp. So … Continue reading How to Handle Writer Jealousy from A Writer’s Path

This Time

I've had this fragmentary story idea running around my head for some time so I thought I'd write it and share it with all of you. He sat across the campfire and watched as its coarse, uneven light touched her. It swept along that soft cheek, that proud chin he knew so well, even as … Continue reading This Time

Failing Forwards

So I didn’t make it. I stormed the castle of literary success only to be turned away by a feather, to have a few grains of sand move more quickly than my fingers. I was on track to finish revising my novel in a month, and then I discovered another character (you’d think after all … Continue reading Failing Forwards