September 2017 Writing Update

I've finished my chapter edits, moved to England, and started grad school. September 2017 has been busy.

I HAVE FINISHED MY CHAPTER EDITS. ALSO, I HAVE MOVED TO ENGLAND. ALSO, ALSO, MY CLASSES START ON TUESDAY. THINGS ARE GETTING VERY REAL OVER HERE. With all this going on, you may be wondering: how the ever-lovin’ h*ck am I going to keep my writing on track? Well… Um. Good question, my friend. Lady […] Read more…

On My Shelf: Zodiac

Review of Zodiac by Romina Russell - Ruby Rumsey

These are the voyages of Rhoma “Rho” Grace, the protagonist of Zodiac, as she traverses her totally awesome Greek zodiac-based solar system trying to get somebody to take her warnings of impending doom seriously. What Zodiac is about: Rhoma “Rho” Grace is a Cancrian to the bone—or rather, to the heart. Intuitive, emotional, and loyal, Rho is devastated […] Read more…

10 English Class Books That I Actually Liked

Even if you don't like English class that much, it's hard to go through twelve years of it and not find something that you genuinely enjoy. This is Top Ten Tuesday: 10 English Class Books I Actually Liked.

I was never all that crazy about English class. Which is a weird thing to say, because: I love reading. I love writing. I have a favorite literary device (Chekhov’s gun) AND a favorite grammatical device (zeguma). When I realized that Beth and Winnie were foils I actually screamed with excitement. But English class was […] Read more…

Five Reasons to Use a Pen Name

Many writers choose to adopt a pen name, and many don't. Is a pen name right for you? Here are some things to consider...

One of the cruelest truths that every writer must face is this: If you publish your work, your name will go on the cover of it, and everybody will know you wrote it. And then everybody will read all the words you wrote, knowing that it was you who wrote them. THE HUMANITY. People are […] Read more…

September 2017 Writing Prompts

September 2017 writing prompt from Ruby Rumsey

What? More writing prompts? But I just posted August’s batch last week! Well, I am, as my beloved Georgia Nicolson would say, “filled with magnanimosity. And creativitosity. Which is not an easy thing to say, let me tell you.” Enjoy! Read more…