writing advice

Today, and Every Day

write. write. write something. write something of importance. write something of importance that speaks to your heart. something that pulls at your soul. write to heal. write to get to the core of your insecurities and work that shit out. because you are better than all the lies you’ve been told about yourself. all the […]

Write Through the Fear

To fear is one thing.  To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.  ~Katherine Paterson I’m embarking on a journey of writing a collection of short fiction stories. I write all the time, but I haven’t made an attempt at fiction since I was a child, so this whole […]

Because it’s my job to make you all better writers

Maybe one day I’ll write a book. A memoir, one of those “change yourself and change the world” type books in the spirit of Don Miguel Ruiz or Neale Donald Walsch, or maybe even some Octavia Butler-worshiping speculative fiction. I’ve had people tell me that I should write more, but honestly, I prefer being behind the […]

Things you should stop doing

Writers, check this out. From Terrible Minds, #3 on the list of 25 Things Writers Should Stop Doing: You have a voice. It’s yours. Nobody else can claim it, and any attempts to mimic it will be fumbling and clumsy like two tweens trying to make out in a darkened broom closet. That’s on you, […]