Tag: craft

Reflection: Write Like a Pro

After a long 10 weeks of a challenge, Write Like a Pro (WLaP) has come to an end. I’m not sure how successful it was as a site-wide challenge, but it was interesting enough within my personal writing group, so at least it was…

August Knows Best

We’ve all heard “Write What You Know.” What do you think? Truth or fallacy? Is there an option for both? Because I’m going with both. #OwnVoices is a genre for a reason. And right now? When the world seems like it’s quickly going up…

The Beta Project — An Overview

As I’ve mentioned in the majority of my State of the Author posts this month, I participated in the Absolute Write Beta Project this year. This is an annual event organized by a member of the AW site wherein people submit basic information, a…

Bouncing Back from Disaster

This summer, I’m running a challenge on WriYe that I’ve mentioned a few times here called Write Like a Pro, where we adopt a different professional author’s ideal writing routine for a week at a time. While discussing the way the challenge is progressing,…

Back from the Dead?

This month’s topic:  ZOMBIES are a July tradition  for WriYe. Do you have a writing tradition of your own? How did it come about? Well, this is awkward. As one of the founding members of this annual tradition… I’m actually not participating in Zombie…

“Finding” Time

I know it’s still June and I just did one of these, but I’ve missed several. So, I want to catch up. Plus, they’re good topics! So I’m going to work my way backwards through them for the next few weeks. May: Life is…

30 Questions for Authors

Just a few questions about my writing life for this fine Monday morning!   1. Tell us about your favorite writing project/universe that you’ve worked with and why.  My favorite is, hands down, Lazy Tequila Afternoons. I feel like I’m kind of cheating with…