A Writer’s Life: Comparison

Have you ever heard the saying, “Comparison is the thief of joy”? If so, you’re not the only one. I’ve heard that saying a hundred different places, and it always rings true. However, I would like to take it a step further and say that comparison is the thief of creativity. Our stories are very…

A Late Night Visitor

Have I ever mentioned that I live in the middle of nowhere? Because I live in the middle of nowhere. My little house is smack in the middle of the woods, and it takes me thirty minutes of driving to find Walmart, fill my car up with gas, or get to the library. And if…

Coffee Dates: Characters

Good Morning, Creatives! You made it through the week! Congratulations, you’ve done amazingly well! *Throws glitter and confetti in celebration.* Seriously though, congratulations for making it through another week and holding onto your commitments as a writer. The world needs writers, and it especially needs writers who are passionate about their stories and about characters….

A Writer’s Life: Doubt

Have you ever questioned whether you were a real writer or not? I have. I think every true writer has at one time or another. Poor reviews, harsh critiques, and even harsher rejections take their toll, but beyond these, I think there is an innate whisper is every writer’s mind that suggests—just suggests mind—that we…