The Importance of Beta Readers

When I was a child, I shared my stories with my friends and family. Being naive, I thought everyone wanted to read my writing, and I even thought my stories were quite good. I was so confident in my writing that I even wrote stories for people as their Christmas gift; lucky them! I loved … Continue reading The Importance of Beta Readers

The Power of Perseverance

I have always known I wanted to be a writer when I grew up, but I've had numerous road bumps along the way, ranging from receiving extremely negative feedback about my writing all the way to difficulties with the English language. When I was younger and divulged my life-long goal of becoming a writer to … Continue reading The Power of Perseverance

A “Vacation” from Writing

Vacations are essential for everyone to take if possible; it’s a chance to recharge and help put your life and your writing into perspective. If I don’t have a vacation planned I become antsy. I need a trip to look forward to; something to help me get through any tough day. Taking a vacation, whether … Continue reading A “Vacation” from Writing

Making Time for Writing

Photo by Jordan Benton on Finding time to write that novel you have always been dreaming of creating is the hardest part of being a writer, because if you are like me, you have a day job, a social life, and extra-curricular activities. And honestly, some days, even if none of that existed, you … Continue reading Making Time for Writing

January Reflections

January. The month that everyone makes their resolutions and promises to make big changes. Gyms become more crowded, weight loss apps are downloaded, less alcohol is consumed (at least for the first couple of weeks), and savings plans are established. I myself try to use January as a time of reflection; a time to examine … Continue reading January Reflections