I haven't written a blog in a while, but I promise there is actual writing-related content buried in here. Just let me wax poetic about the seasons first, real quick (...and if you don't have the time and you know what you're here for, I'll throw a little header over the writing bit, so you… Continue reading Writing, Rewriting, Those Endless Summer Days & The Rude Return of Fall
Image description: three pale pink roses stacked in the crease of an open book. Photo credit: Pixabay via Pexels.com I had a more serious post planned for my Feb wrap-up but I decided to bump it to the end of March because it’ll keep. Right now the ice in the river is breaking up, the… Continue reading A Love Letter to the Library, Fan Fiction & Romance Authors, and Friends in a Pandemic
There’s nothing I can say about 2020 that hasn’t been said already. It was a fever dream, a shitshow, a mess and a disaster rolled into a ballistic taco and set on fire. Personally, I careened into 2020 still coasting on the wreckage of 2019, which was a difficult and painful year for me. After… Continue reading That’s a Wrap on 2020
The world is reopening and I’m not ready. We’ve been in semi-lockdown and quarantine for the last two and a half months. Not a full lockdown/quarantine, because Alberta’s number of active cases remained relatively low. Masks were introduced late and always as ‘optional’. There are no checkpoints in our neighbourhoods. Outdoor gatherings of up to… Continue reading Ready or Not
Where have I been investing my time lately, now that NaPoWrimo (National Poetry Writing Month) has come to an end, and the conferences I was looking forward to in May have been cancelled? Why, mastering the WordPress CMS, of course! Granted 'mastering' might be a bit of a stretch, but I wanted to apply some… Continue reading Website Facelift & Things to Come
This is the first time I've ever abandoned a novel without finishing it. Read more about that, and my thoughts on critiques, here!