The Writing Life

…a literary journey

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Back at it…

I felt a sort of jet lag upon returning home from a week away during Hurricane Irma. It’s taken me several days to want to do anything with my writing. … Continue reading

September 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

I didn’t think so, until someone I trusted pointed it out to me in a few different stories I am working on. I’ve had the greatest fortune to recently find … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

What I’m left with turns out to be good enough

The great thing about life is you can change course when it feels necessary. Oh, maybe not the big things – like you hate where you live, but you don’t … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

5 Tips to Creating Compelling Content

Whether you’re a freelance writer making pitches for magazine articles, or someone who’s responsible for writing business-specific content at your day job, creating compelling content requires you to move seamlessly … Continue reading

November 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Waiting Game

It’s been three weeks since I sent out my first five agent queries for Oldsters. After hitting send on those emails, I’ve put that process out of my mind for now. … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

No, I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth, been whisked away into a cult or just sitting around, binge watching every season of Mad Men again. I’ve been … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

What is it about the second time around that brings forth so much trepidation? Musicians are often times most harshly judged by their sophomore album, and the same goes for … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · 2 Comments