I just realized today that I haven’t written a blog post in over a month. A whole freaking month. And the worst part? It totally makes sense.
The other day I had a major freak-out. There were tears and other facial fluids that I’d rather not remember. But there were also questions. The ones that I’m trying to create (better) answers to in my life. The title question being one of them.
Continue reading “What’s the Point?”
I just read Lucienne Diver’s blog post, How Books Saved My Life, and my eyes are a bit misty. Because books definitely played a role in my childhood. Not for the same reasons as Lucienne, but in the same way.
Yes, folks. It’s sharing time. Pull up a chair.
Continue reading “Books and Words and Ways to Escape”
If you haven’t noticed by now, I’m a tarot reader. And I see tarot cards in a lot of my everyday life, both in small moments and huge. Like the one that happened today.
For a while now, I’ve been looking at All Will Suffer Me as a young adult novel. Not necessarily as I was writing it. But from the start, I had it in the back of my mind that it would be in on the young adult shelves. So when I started querying and pitching it on Twitter, that’s how I categorized it. As a young adult epic fantasy novel.
Continue reading “This Is Why I Love The Tower (or, How I Fucked Up)”
In the past week, I’ve heard two different people comment on my writing, and how it affected them. They both were reading different things, and their reactions were different. But it’s still strange to hear (or read, in both cases).
Continue reading “Such a Strange and Awesome Feeling”
I had a random thought the other day. Then it popped back in my head today while I was running errands. So I let it unfold until it started to make sense.
Writing a book is almost exactly like building a website.
Continue reading “Character and/or Web Development — It’s kind of the same thing”