My Writing

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…

August 2017 Writing Update

In the past month, I haven’t written, and I haven’t posted. Sure, I’ve been active on social media, but the novel and the blog? Dead in the water. But I swear I have good explanations for both. I didn’t post on this blog because my website’s backend code had a bug in it that prevented […] Read more…

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…