How Humility Can Give You Something To Be Proud Of

In my high school English class, I wrote a story I thought would change the world....more

How to Coffee-Shop Write Like A Boss

As a writer, I want you to think of me as a romantic figure who sits in my Downton Abbey library, penning my words with ink and quill while dressed fabulously in my Downton Abbey wares.Are you picturing it? Beautiful right? But we're being honest here.When I write at home, this is my uniform (now that it's winter & things are chilly 'round here):...more
One summer we didn't have air conditioning that worked and the local coffee shop became my ...more

When You Feel Bi-Polar About Your Manuscript

 Monday: la-di-da...skipping through the dai...more

In Defense of Name-Calling

So there's this woman who's got the kind of vitality that makes you feel like you've had glitter shaken all over...more

DIY Mason Jar Christmas Decor

Let's start off with a little honesty, shall we? ...more

The Great Netflix Conspiracy

An Argument For NaNoWriMo

 NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month....more

10 Signs You May Be A Writer

Writer's move to their own beat and it's only through accepting their personal rhythm and embracing the call that they can feel ready to proudly say, "I AM WRITER, HEAR ME ROAR TYPE!" No one can tell you you're a writer. Only YOU can make that claim....more

Talking Teenage Internet Addiction

He sat uncomfortably, chewing the inside of his cheek, eyes shifting between us with a look that bounced from nervous to annoyed to nervous....more