Take a person who is the opposite of everything you are, or try to be. Now imagine suddenly being that person. That's what happens to Carin Fletcher one day as a Valentine's Day display at the local supermarket comes crashing down on her head: she body-swaps with Leann Cane, the cashier in her line. As … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW – I’m Not Her by Cara Sue Achterberg
Hey there everyone! I know it's been a while since I posted last, and I apologize for that. (Actually as I look back, it's less time than I thought. But it's still more time than is really permissible.) I still owe a good friend a review for her book that I read, and I intend … Continue reading Long Time No See / MFA Programs
I received a copy of this novel via NetGalley in return for an honest review. I've had a little bit of a hit-or-miss vibe with the books I've gotten from NetGalley. Sometimes they're lovely, other times they're The Chase. But I've had better luck with their young adult stuff than I have the rest, so … Continue reading Book Review – Since You’ve Been Gone
For the month of November, I'm taking it as my civil duty to help out the Wrimos of the world. If you've been around for a while, you may have seen my guest post last November over on Denise Drespling's blog (if you're new in town, you can read my post here) about how I believe … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 1 – Is It Secret? Is It Safe?
So I know this isn't quite my normal thing to talk about, but it's justified and I think a cool idea, especially for authors trying to find their footing and wrangle themselves an audience. So I'm going to give you a debrief on what I got to do and experience while at Anthrocon in Pittsburgh. … Continue reading Debrief: Anthrocon
I've decided to move my old inspiration newsletter to a blog post instead, thus consolidating and making for a better archive. The standard format will change a bit, however, now that it's on the blog. Since Thursdays are usually set aside for writing help and tips of the trade, as it were, I'm not going … Continue reading Inspiration Wednesdays: Dance Break!
I know I said I wasn't planning on writing much during my residency, but this topic came to mind and I couldn't pass it up. I have some free time between events at the moment, and as much as I'd love to keep revising this story, if I look at it again I'm going to … Continue reading Revision and the Self