My Writing

Beautiful People Meme: The Writerly Mind

Beautiful People meme for July 2017: I answer some questions about my writerly process and mindset.

I haven’t had a lot of time for Top Ten Tuesday. It’s all about books, and…well…I just don’t have as much reading time anymore. #sadtruth But I love—love—memes. Especially wholesome ones. (If you follow me on Twitter, this is old news to you. I’m all about wholesome memes and cute puppies.) So, this month, I thought […] Read more…

June 2017 Writing Update

June 2017 writing update. I didn't finish my edits—that goal was perhaps too lofty for one writer to realize—but I did get a lot of other stuff done. And that's important.

At the beginning of the month, I announced that big, big changes were in the air because I had just been accepted to graduate school in London. (I’m still excited. Even the prospect of being fingerprinted by Homeland Security in order to get a visa hasn’t put me off.) I also said that I was […] Read more…

How to Keep Your Writing from Taking Over Your Life

Getting serious about writing involves a lot of work—and not just on the novel, either! Here are six tips to keep your writing from totally consuming your life.

Hi guys! Check out the mini moodboards for my main (human) characters! I’m delighted to introduce you to Ultimate Grump™ Beth Bishop and Actual Sunshine™ Winnie Matthews. I’m honestly so pleased with these little character moodboards that I’m going to make a bunch more. They were so much fun to make. They didn’t require a lot […] Read more…

I’m Going to Graduate School!

I'm moving to London to pursue graduate school, and while I couldn't be more excited, I'm also wondering...what will this mean for my writing?

You might have seen this on Twitter (are we friends on Twitter? We should be) already, but if not—I just got into graduate school! My program starts in September, which means I’ll be moving soon. Moving where, you ask? Yes, it’s true! I’m moving to London to study social anthropology at the postgraduate level. I get […] Read more…

May 2017 Deleted Lines

Hi guys! So, in the process of editing, I’ve had to cut out a lot of good lines. A LOT. Even though it’s for the good of the novel, it hurts me to take out likes that I really liked for one reason or another. So I made them into little graphics! This is my […] Read more…