First Lines, First Pages, and First Dates #IWSG

Spring is a season of beginnings and, for my writing, the season of enduring. I want to be outside enjoying the sun, regardless of what my allergies may say. Although I use my community to help stay motivated, most days it is a struggle to sit down and write. This year the first day [...]

By |2018-05-02T21:47:37+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Craft, Writing|40 Comments

Author Toolbox Blog Hop: Creating a Strong First Impression

Tournament roleplaying is a different experience entirely from playing in a home campaign. For four hours you share an experience with a group of people, usually strangers, telling a story, and then you just go your separate ways. This means every game you must introduce your character from scratch. After hundreds of introductions, I [...]

By |2018-04-18T00:26:55+00:00April 16th, 2018|Craft, Writing|23 Comments

Find Your Writing Community #IWSG

Like most writers, my writing comes in waves. Some days I am riding a high, soaring over the water, and then I get dragged beneath the waves, crushed by the scope of my novel and feeling like I am going nowhere. When my productivity low tide hits, I help others for motivation. Rooting for [...]

By |2018-04-04T19:02:18+00:00April 4th, 2018|Life, Writing|7 Comments

Author Toolbox Blog Hop: A Year in Review

So, my planned post for this month's blog hop isn't quite finished so I thought there couldn't be a better time to show just how amazing the Author Toolbox Blog Hop is! Here I have compiled every article I could find and categorized them.  If I missed one of yours please leave a comment [...]

By |2018-03-29T22:56:05+00:00March 21st, 2018|Resources, Writing|18 Comments