I was asked this past week to picture myself at a time I felt most creative. I have two instances I can think of for this: The first is me at 15 or 16, sitting in an art class with a charcoal pencil in hand. We've been given a prompt of an emotion but nothing… Continue reading Nurturing My Creativity
You know that nagging feeling in the back of your mind that seems to keep telling you that other people are doing better than you? That you could have been where they're at right now if you had just not been so lazy last week, two weeks ago, last year? Yeah, that's what I'm feeling… Continue reading I feel like I’m falling behind
Well I definitely have a project going. I always have a writing project going. I finally finished a "zero" draft, or first draft if you'd prefer, of my current project. I'm affectionately calling it "The Magick Forest" right now, but I am not at all attached to that title. Here's the printed out draft (cover… Continue reading What am I working on currently?
I vividly remember going to an author signing as a middle schooler and asking this question when I got to the front of the line. I had handed over my book and the author, who shall not be named, didn't even glance at me. My little heart was beating so fast, my palms were clammy,… Continue reading Where do you get your ideas?
Sometimes I wonder if I even have a writing process. Upon further thought, I realized...maybe I do? Each piece of writing, and each book for that matter, seems like it wants a different process. Here's what's working for me right now (it changes at the drop of a hat so don't hold me to this).… Continue reading My Writing Process