Writer in Motion 2022 Is Here and I’m Baaack (Kind of)

It's been about two months since I wrote my last blog post here. Happy Fall, everyone! Reports of my dematerialization have been greatly exaggerated. What happened? Well, I took an unplanned but necessary hiatus. In my last couple posts, I mentioned I had a sense of incipient burnout on the writing front. At the same … Continue reading Writer in Motion 2022 Is Here and I’m Baaack (Kind of)

Relearning My Mind: ADHD and My Writing Journey

Welcome to my brain circus

Welcome to my brain circus! It’s Disability Awareness Month, and I’m a writer with Attention Deficit Disorder. That makes this as good a time as any to share my experience of learning late in life that I'm neurodivergent, how my diagnosis has shifted my self-image, and how adjusting my brain chemicals has brought new ease … Continue reading Relearning My Mind: ADHD and My Writing Journey

Try a Little Tenderness: 7 Self-Love Ideas for Writers

Love is in the air... When we think of Valentine’s Day, of course, we naturally think of romance, partnerships, and sharing love with a special someone. Today, though, I want to talk about a different kind of relationship for a minute. Not everyone is partnered up nor wants to be, but everyone is worthy of … Continue reading Try a Little Tenderness: 7 Self-Love Ideas for Writers

A Fire to Light Your Way: Writers and Professional Jealousy

We don't like to admit it, but it happens to everyone. With the Pitch Wars showcase fast approaching, AMM picks announced, awards season in full swing, and The Discourse piping hot, it’s time to get real about an experience that can sting worse than rejections on your own work: Watching your fellow writers succeed. That's … Continue reading A Fire to Light Your Way: Writers and Professional Jealousy