You thought I forgot about this, didn’t you? So today’s topic in Things I’d Wish I’d Known Going Into the Arts (man I’ve got to find a shorter title) is something that I think artists need to be really honest about. It’s one of those things that you really need to do some deep soul-searching … More Things I’d Wish I’d Known: Why do you want to do it?
I know, I know, it’s been forever. I feel like I’ve needed time away to realign and figure out what works for me. Some days it feels like my whole life is about learning how to balance. I still have a huge to do list and a lot of things to get to, but the … More A Book Report on Peter Rabbit
I know I’ve been away a while, but I wanted to make sure to let people know that I am alive, and I’ll be in Louisville this weekend. It’s the annual get together of writer-type people, otherwise known as Imaginarium! Seriously, if you haven’t been there and can get there, do it. There are so … More It’s Imaginarium time!
It’s blog tour time! Today I have an interview with not only a fantastic editor and author, but one of my favorite people and podcasting co-host. But first, ze book. Amazon B&N Genres/Subgenres: Horror, Short Story, Paranormal, Occult, Folklore/Southern Regional Deep within the South, read about the magickal folk who … More Southern Haunts 3: An interview with Alexander S. Brown
One of the things I get asked about as a writer is where to submit when you’re ready. My first response is to write out a pile of stuff before you start submitting, because it’s way easier to get a rhythm going that way and rejection doesn’t suck as bad when you’ve got a lot … More On Markets and Getting Started
I want to get back to talking about writing and creation specifics off and on. I get that I may not have as much credentials as Stephen King or JK Rowling, but at the same time, sometimes I think it helps to hear what people are dealing with and their take on different parts of … More Permission Granted
I don’t journal like a normal person. I’ll do a few entries in a book, but a lot is on random sheets of paper, random thoughts on random things, nothing that really provides a decent, day-by-day narrative of my life, because who needs that. Consequentially, there are sheaths of paper in my files that would … More Prose: Thoughts of a Girl with Mousy Hair
So I’ve been reading a ton lately, and figured that it would be good to go back to these posts. I’m trying to group by theme, and feature the ones that I think are the most beneficial/best examples of the genre – or if I’m not all about them, then use them as an example … More SJ Reads: Creative Edition
Alright, I’ve been getting some questions so I figure it’s a good time to lay out some answers. So, basically, what’s going on? Eh, everything. Seriously, the point I’m currently at is that a lot is in process, but not a lot’s ready for public consumption. What I can tell you is: Stories: I’ve got … More State of Selahville
Blog tour time again! I’ve got a great interview today for you, but first, you know the rules…let’s check out the book! Title: Ariel Rising Author: AJ and CS Sparber Published: October 30th, 2015 Publisher: Mind’s Eye Press Genre: YA Paranormal Recommended Age: 14+ Synopsis: My dreams were simple. College, a career, and … More Juniper Grove Presents: Ariel Rising