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Your baby may be your best critique partner

I’m currently swimming in pages as I’m hard at work revising my WIP; it’s a YA paranormal (and no it doesn’t involve vampires.) I wrote this story a while back but now I’m revising while taking care of my 4-month-old son. 344 more words

On Writing, Communication and Understanding by Lizzie Hermanson

“Then you should say what you mean,” the March Hare went on.
“I do,” Alice hastily replied; “at least – at least I mean what I say – that’s the same thing, you know.”
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Looking for that special someone?

Only those who possess a wicked sense of humor and a sense of the absurd need apply.

Do you have the following qualifications?

Willing to take field trips (may include stalking) to observe and interview police, hookers, military personnel, farmers, morticians, mobsters, mechanics, Walmart greeters, nuns and prison guards—if you own a pair of night vision goggles even better. 563 more words

Writing Life

Monthly Update{Dec}

And… December’s gone. What?! How?! I’m so confused on how December just vanished, but there you have it. Gone. Poof! In a puff of black smoke, and that means it’s time for my monthly update, which is… going to be another disappointment. 739 more words


The In-Between Time

It’s that strange time between Christmas and New Years when it doesn’t feel quite like a holiday, and yet, the new year hasn’t officially started, so you’re just kind of wafting around wondering what to do and how to act. 236 more words

"Challenge myself."

The title of this post comes from one of the resolutions I made at the beginning of the year. I was about to start writing up my resolutions for 2016, and decided it was a good time to look back at what I put down last January. 529 more words


Beta Readers versus Critique Partners

This post was inspired by a video by the ever so lovely Kim Chance. The topic is one that you can find answers to all over the internet. 758 more words