Flash fiction FTW: The Good News #amwriting #MondayMotivation

Good news! My flash fiction was again honored by Wow! Women on Writing in their Summer ’17 contest, and named among the Top Ten best stories. It was aptly titled The Good News. (<Insert cheesing emoji>) You can read my interview here, and learn more about my thought process. One of the things I highlight is … More Flash fiction FTW: The Good News #amwriting #MondayMotivation

Writing in the Awkward Space #amwriting #amquerying

That time between finishing a manuscript, sending it out for literary agents to peruse, and beginning another project — that’s the awkward space, for me. Finished but not exactly done with the journey to being published, but not yet finding a new creative outlet for your energies. So you pick up a book. Several. Really clean … More Writing in the Awkward Space #amwriting #amquerying

Holy statistics, Batgirl! A great post about publishing trends by @stormowl7 #Goodreads #amwriting

Stumbled upon this post by the insightful Magali A. Fréchette (click on the link for her Twitter) and was surprised at her results. Drawing from the 2016 Goodreads vote for Winning Authors, she lays out the genres, their authors’ gender, and the age categories that won. I’m not entirely surprised to see that male authors dominate the … More Holy statistics, Batgirl! A great post about publishing trends by @stormowl7 #Goodreads #amwriting

Think like Tommy Wiseau #TheRoom #bigdreams #amwriting

In 2003, director-writer-actor-star Tommy Wiseau released his masterpiece film, The Room. It was quickly dubbed a disasterpiece for its laughable attempts at just about everything serious. (If you haven’t seen it, do so immediately – cult classic – you’ll thank me – think Rocky Horror Picture Show) Once the jeers died down a few years … More Think like Tommy Wiseau #TheRoom #bigdreams #amwriting