Tag Archives: Dreams

Blogging Silence: Blogging is not for the Lazy

Something I’ve noticed over the past month: if I don’t post for the day or spend time surfing the blog-a-sphere, visits to my blog are nearly non-existent. By no means am I complaining, it’s just something I’ve noticed. I follow … Continue reading

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What Makes a “Real” Writer?

Originally posted on Kristen Lamb's Blog:
I’m finally home from speaking in Pennsylvania. Was honored to keynote for The Write Stuff Conference and super sad to leave. I get so attached to the writers and miss them when I…

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Want Your Query Critiqued?

I subscribe to Book Ends Literary Agency’s Blog and right now they’re hosting an opportunity to have your query critiqued. Check out their post for more details. If selected your query will be posted on their blog for all to see … Continue reading

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The Art of Discouragement

Sometimes we are our own worst enemy. As writers…artists even, we are sensitive, volatile creatures waiting for the next criticism to break our spirit. Yet we’re called to a passion that is purely subjective. Where one bad review or criticism … Continue reading

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#PitMad – Twitter Pitch Party

Earlier this month I posted about a writing contest through Brenda Drake, Pitch Madness. I entered a manuscript I co-authored with another writer, but we didn’t get in. This year there were over 900 entries! And only sixty got in on … Continue reading

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Life Imitating Clutter

“Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life“.  —— Oscar Wilde Sometimes I look at all the clutter on my desk and near my bed, and oh, in my living room and I wonder if this somehow imitates my … Continue reading

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Stay Ready, Be Ready – You never know when you’ll get your break

I love this! It’s so true because you never know when opportunity will come a knocking. And when your chance comes you want to be ready, and the only way to be ready is to stay ready. This idea comes from … Continue reading

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