The Introverted Writer…#MondayBlogs

That title sounds redundant to me. All writers are introverts, aren't they? AREN'T THEY?! Okay, maybe our writerish tendencies towards obsessive people-watching make us more wallflowers than introverts. Or maybe you are the biggest social butterfly ever and you are a writer, too (please comment if you are and please tell me how the land … Continue reading The Introverted Writer…#MondayBlogs

Writer Problems 101: Kill Them All #MondayBlogs

Too many people deserve to be killed on the page. What's a writer to do?

Yes, But Am I “Real?” #MondayBlogs

Today, I'd like to tackle my very favorite question. When people ask what I do, and I tell them I am a writer, the usual follow up is: "Are you a real writer?" Um. Yes. I think so, yes. On other days, "no, I just quit. That gig is crazy!" On still other days, my … Continue reading Yes, But Am I “Real?” #MondayBlogs

Character Sketches…#MondayBlogs

There have been quite a few posts about outlines lately. As the self-labeled queen of the to-do list, I'm quite clearly a fan of mapping things out. When I was still on chemo and suffering the fuzzy brain that accompanied that treatment, I outlined my stories. I outlined them on huge sheets of butcher paper … Continue reading Character Sketches…#MondayBlogs

Writing for a Living! #MondayBlogs

As Indie writers, we all know just how important it is to have a "day job." That can be virtually anything: hiring out for projects on Elance, becoming a Virtual Assistant, working at a traditional 9-5 job. Whatever work it is that you do, there is one common point all of that work will have: … Continue reading Writing for a Living! #MondayBlogs