Saturday in the Stacks

Saturday is the perfect time to wander through the stacks (that’s librarian-speak for “bookshelves”) and talk about books and the people who write them. Pull up a comfy chair and settle in, because today I want to chat about an author who has inspired me on my writing journey, the incomparable Nora Roberts.

Dealing With Rejection

No one likes to be rejected. But for writers, rejection is part of the trade. Anyone who has ever been published has also been rejected, and many of us trying to get published worry that rejections are all that we’re ever going to see. How do we deal with the constant barrage of negativity thatContinue reading “Dealing With Rejection”

Editing 101 – 5 Things You’ll Need

I’ve spent a lot of time on this site talking about the difficulties of writing – how hard it can be to sit down and consistently put pen to paper. But after the writing is done, there’s a whole other step that I wanted to take some time today to touch on: editing. Now editingContinue reading “Editing 101 – 5 Things You’ll Need”

Gratitude – Writing Edition

Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; a readiness to show appreciation for good things and to return good things to others. I’ve been tasked, over the next week, to think about gratitude on a daily basis and it occurred to me that there was no better place to start than to listContinue reading “Gratitude – Writing Edition”