• Friends and Cheesecake

    I love cheesecake! And it’s my dessert of choice on my birthday (which was two weeks ago) so I thought it fit well with this week’s short prompt.

  • State of Mind – A Writing Exercise

    *Exercise from Naming the World. State of Mind. Explore a character’s thoughts before having them plunge into an action* There were so many things in life that I thought I would accomplish before now. I wanted to finish college and buy a house. I wanted to get married and have a baby. I thought I’d […]

  • Death to my Twenties

    Hey, I’m 30 now 🤣 had to be a little bit extra and do a photo shoot. Photo credit to Ginger Love Photography.

  • Outlining A Novel

    I love, love, love Joanna Penn’s podcast. I binge listen to old episodes while I’m at work and can’t get enough of her tips and tricks. Since this week I talked about my creative process and outlining procedures, I found this podcast episode that had a similar topic. Hope you enjoy it.

  • Book Binder Layout

             This year I’ve taken on another type of writing project; a non-fiction book on the writing process. My original outline for this had literally every step of the journey, and I realized that it would be waaayyyy too much for one book. So, I pruned it down and thought I’d go one step at […]

  • Plotting Resources

    I’ve read soooo many books that have helped me develop my writing process, but these three were the main ones that helped me with plotting. On Thursday I go into more detail about my plotting routine.

  • Bang!

  • December Reads

             I don’t know about you guys, but I finished 2020 with a bang. I read five books in December, exceeded my goal of reading fifty books for the year, and checked off the last few books on my reading list. Pair that with filling in my list for this year and diving right into […]

  • 2020 Reading Goals

    Couldn’t be more proud of my reading last year. For the first time I actually met my goal of 50 books. And I read every single one of the books I set out to read. I hope this year proves to be just as productive, if not more. Let’s do this! Come back Thursday to […]

  • Celebrate Everything

    Set goals and celebrate every step of the way! Even the little ones count. *** Also, if you are so inclined to hear from me in more depth on my writing life, I’ve started a monthly newsletter! And you can sign up to be included HERE! ***