When somebody asks what kind of genre my book is, I know how to answer. But when they ask what kind of genre I like to write, I hesitate. I don't want to lock myself in to one only to find myself writing something else for my next piece. I'm like a hermit crab that… Continue reading Do I have a genre?
I have made progress! It feels so so good to actually have a point in writing where you can see the change happening in the piece. So much of writing is done in your head through brainstorming, trying things till they work, or even just redlining and redoing. But, when you find that golden moment… Continue reading Revision Update – Progress!
I've taken breaks from social media before. And you've probably heard every reason under the sun for doing this. Usually people break or go right back to using it after a short time. Well, It's June 1st and I really don't like that the only thing I miss is seeing what my friends are up… Continue reading What I learned from a month away from social media.
I while ago, I heard somebody talk about how they utilize other writers as "mentors" by reading their works. I like this concept. Finding a writer whose style I like and picking their work apart to find out why I like it. Moreover, when I find a writer who writes for the same reason I… Continue reading Finding Writing Mentors While Reading
Over the month of May I've been taking a break from "social media." I was feeling overwhelmed by the flood of highlights mixed in with the harbingers of doom. For me, I always feel like I'm going too slow. Like, for some reason, I'm not far enough into my goals to be seen as successful.… Continue reading Why does a stranger’s approval feel so good to Imposter Syndrome?