Tag: aspiring author

“Why does trash get so much attention?”

Disclaimer: This article is NOT meant to criticize or insult any particular genre of art, music, etc. or any particular artist; I’m here to relay information about a pattern of opinions that I don’t believe are helpful to building community in the creative world.… Continue Reading ““Why does trash get so much attention?””

Firepower (Poetry)

Held in For so long A roiling spiral Until the emotions No longer have a name Nor have a fuse left Merely the tiniest spark And then—  

The Monster I Fear (Poetry)

I fear no monster of fang and claw…

Hobby or Hustle: A Response to Molly Conway

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Excerpt: THE HOLLOW BONES

Lina then saw Mr. von Essen sitting by the mill pond as he read from a small book. When she smiled, raising a hand in greeting, he tipped his hat and stood up from the grass. “Miss Evangeline,” he greeted her. “Our new schoolmaster,… Continue Reading “Excerpt: THE HOLLOW BONES”

My 2020 Resolutions

Well met, everyone, and welcome back to the blog! Considering I put down my 2019 resolutions in an article last year, I decided it’s now time to do it again for 2020. My resolutions for 2020: Continue to develop my blog and YouTube channel, but… Continue Reading “My 2020 Resolutions”

The Reality of Rejection

We as writers put our soul into our work, so to have something so personal cast aside so impersonally is likely going to hurt, and it’s okay to feel hurt about it.

I went to Sleepy Hollow (VIDEO)

To come back to Sleepy Hollow for some reason felt like coming home, and I’m even more inspired to finish my novel now than ever before.

Why I don’t write what I know

People say you have to learn the rules before you can break them, but sometimes the rules are just ridiculous.

Too Ambitious For My Own Good?

The only problem is that I’ve said the same exact thing about other skills and hobbies like painting, knitting, spinning fibers, bobbin lace making, cooking, resin crafts, baking, and learning how to play at least three musical instruments, and there’s only so much time I can devote to developing all these different skills.