So it has been a year since I have written a blog entry however, I am happy to say it is because 2022 was a very busy year for me. I was not able to keep up with my blog as I had planned, and at first viewed this as defeat, but as I lookContinue reading “New Year, New Goals: 2023”
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Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! And what a year it is turning out to be. Still right in the midst of a pandemic and Virginia decides their first snowstorm should be twelve inches of heavy wet snow. We are going on our fourth day without power and it looks like we might not gain power back untilContinue reading “Happy New Year!”
So far, this summer has been an interesting ride. What started out as writing one article has turned into a multi-article gig. During the winter months of the pandemic, I sent along an article to Introvert, Dear, an award winning community site for introverts. At that time, I was also in the midst of writingContinue reading “Moving Forward”
Random Thoughts and What-Nots
I have been busy these past months writing and reflecting as well as doing a bit of light background acting for some shows filming in the Richmond area of Virginia. Most recently, my writing piece on friendships was published by Introvert, Dear. I wanted to write the piece to connect with others, and I amContinue reading “Random Thoughts and What-Nots”
A Published Author At Last
I am a true introvert and follow Introvert Dear relating probably more than I would like to their articles. If you haven’t seen their website or other social media platforms, check them out! A while back I decided to try my hand at writing for them since I know introverts all too well. I didn’tContinue reading “A Published Author At Last”
What type of writer are you?
As I get more involved in the world of writers, I have learned that writers tend to approach their work very differently. One would think it’s a straightforward process, but creativity comes to writers in different ways all ending with a similar result of a finished article or story. Similarly, as a studio artist, IContinue reading “What type of writer are you?”
Querying for Novices
I am in the beginning stages of querying my manuscript and it is proving to be quite a task. Every writer is different but staying organized and focused are two things I have found to help my process. Here are five more things to think about: Do Your Research Before you start sending out thatContinue reading “Querying for Novices”
Story Beginnings. Are wake-ups too cliche?
My current manuscript begins with my protagonist waking up. I know, I know, how cliche and wrong! Every blog article and post reminds us this is what writers do when they don’t know how to begin a story. However, what if there good reason behind beginning a novel with your character waking? Or perhaps aContinue reading “Story Beginnings. Are wake-ups too cliche?”