There are few cliche things that authors hear a lot. People mean well and a lot of these phrases do hold some truths, but they’re also really annoying, especially when you’re stressing about meeting deadlines, depressed about rejections and feel like you’re gaining no ground, stressed about balancing time so you can get out some … More A Writer Writes for Themselves: a Rant
Since I’ve been focused on the reasons for writing, the ways certain mediums differ (A romance writer is going to be different from a fantasy writer who will be different from a literary writer who will be different from a pulp writer, who will be different from a fanfic author, etc), I’ve been paying attention … More Write This and Sell Thousands of Copies! (A Frustrated Rant)
I’ve started the unthinkable this week. I’m hardcore trying to organize my life. This may not seem like much, but those who know me know that this is the equivalent of me training for the olympics or attempting to fly to the moon with the power of my own arms. Of all the Virgo traits … More Don’t read Indie?
When I’m out and about, admittedly I’m not great at small talk. This is probably my only life failing, but there it is. I want to know about people, how they’re feeling that day, what they like, all that good stuff, not just “hey how are you?” “Eh, I’m fine.” Inevitably, when I actually get … More Only YA!? A Confused Rant
So last month I attended HorrorHound, and for those with keen eyes you may have noticed I haven’t talked about it yet. This isn’t because I didn’t have fun. I had a fabulous time and ran around like the big geek I am, geeking out with other geeks. I also got a chance to talk … More Women and Horror (note it’s spelled HORROR)