Month: February 2016

  • Failure, Shame, and Faith

    Failure, Shame, and Faith

    I’ve been thinking quite a bit failure. And shame. And the confidence to have the faith that your path is the right one for you. Why do we sometimes feel ashamed of our accomplishments (or perhaps lack thereof) and not want to share them? This makes me sad, for anyone feeling that way, and frankly…

  • The Writer’s Best Friend: Yourself

    You’ve probably seen the saying or heard the advice that one of the best things you can be is your own best friend. For some reason, this phrase re-entered my life this week and has me pondering what that means when you’re a writer. Because let’s face it, when you’re in the middle of drafting,…

  • Plotting Board 1.0

    So this year, as I get back into more serious writing, I continue to experiment with my method. Yes, I’m probably looking for the perfect fit that lets me produce the best books I can, and I thought I’d share my latest experiment. 😉  This is my first plotting board, aka Plotting Board 1.0. Now,…