nano why

Yes, that title does refer to NaNoWriMo.  No, I am not participating.  Kind of.  (Warning: this also somehow turned into a blog about anxiety.) Last night was The Used!  It was as surreal as I thought it was going to be, and maybe even a little more.  It was very weird in a wonderful way. …

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the summer boys

I’ve been telling myself that I had to wait until I’d written 10k words of the new Pen boys novel before I wrote this blog.  That seems asinine, I know, but I just realized why I was doing it.  Whenever I was writing a new fanfic, I made myself wait until the 10k mark before…

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Post-Vacation Vibes

Gosh, it’s been a while.  Life has been insane lately.  Between my regular day job and teaching yoga, I haven’t been home much.  I’ve been subbing here and there, and I had the Harry Potter yoga workshop, which went over phenomenally, and then it was off for vacation.  I think I’ve mentioned Erin a few…

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Why do writers procrastinate?

There are so many topics that I want to talk about on here now that this is public, so many things that I want to share about my writing process (someday soon, I promise, I’m going to blog about how I use tarot cards at the beginning, middle, and end of my process), but this…

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To Edit, or Not to Edit

Always edit. While editing isn’t fun, it’s necessary.  And while editing may not feel like “real writing”, it is.  You are still creating.  You are still moving forward.  I hate that term–real writing.  Everything is real writing, even if writing means going about your business while creating in the back of your mind.  You’re always…

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