When is a 1st Draft a 1st Draft?

I don’t write a writer advice column. An expert I am not. What I am is a writer exploring a fantasy world and working to perfect my process. That process, Continue Reading →

A Draft’s Wondrous Surprises

I must actually be getting somewhere with this whole writing thing. Not only can I be self-critical, but I’m okay with the self-criticism. In fact, it’s constructive self-criticism. When I Continue Reading →

Short Reads, Feisty Females & Misguided Beliefs – Guest: Madeleine D’Este

*I’m honored to introduce my first ever guest blogger, Madeleine D’Este. She’s here to talk about her latest steampunk novella and provide us all with a little insight into her writing Continue Reading →

Short Stories: Where You Haven’t Gone Before

Don’t be afraid to go where your writing takes you, including exploring your craft, the world, and yourself. I’ve talked about not shying away from altering that precious first draft, Continue Reading →