You Can’t Edit a Blank Page

July is coming up shortly, and that means more sunshine, more heat, and CAMP NANOWRIMO! One of the things I love most about NaNoWriMo and Camp NaNoWriMo is that these events give authors the kick in the pants to just write it all down. Similar to its parent event, Camp NaNoWriMo is a month of […]

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How to Tell if You’ve Found Your Calling

First off, chances are that if you clicked on this article, the thing you’re considering your “calling” is not it. When you’ve found that missing piece of your life’s puzzle, your passion, your priority, you won’t have to justify it as such, it will just be. It will consume you, swallow you whole, and leave […]

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Allowing Yourself to Write the Mundane

SPOILER ALERT: Not everything ever written is a holy grail. Many works are steaming piles of inked garbage, and that is ok. Even when you’re writing about how someone walks around a lake a lot or a conversation you had with someone about your eyebrows, it can still be considered writing … even if only […]

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Finding Time versus Making Time

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve wanted to write something, but felt I didn’t have the time. I can’t count that high. Something always takes precedence, planned or otherwise, and so my plethora of ideas continue to roll around in my head. The lucky few get written in a notebook or on a […]

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EXCITING NEWS FROM THE JUNEBUG

In just four short days, my debut novel (and first NaNoWriMo winner) will be released into the wild! It’s a short, young adult, science fiction novel that deals with artificial intelligence versus humanity, right versus wrong, and standing up for yourself against the odds. And to be completely honest, I am beyond nervous. Publishing this […]

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