It’s a funny thing, defending something you enjoy to the well-meaning.Continue reading “Going Solo”
Month: November 2022
A liminal space is a location that is a transition between two other locations or states of being.
There are many places we could describe as liminal.Continue reading “Liminal Places”
Many writers start out creating content, novels, etc. and overlook the types of writing they may have done in their history of regular 9-5 jobs.
Whatever that writing may have been, I’ve found it profoundly impacted my writing style today.Continue reading “Info-Dumping”
For years I collected hard-cover editions of newly published Stephen King.
The first book I ever read by King was the dystopian horror, The Long Walk, published in 1979 and borrowed from my local, small-town library the same year. My boyfriend and I had come back to our shared hometown for a joint semester off from college. I worked two jobs to afford a small apartment, my first rental. He stayed with his father.Continue reading “Favorite Books”
Writer for Life
I vividly remember when I was around eight years old. I was riding on a school bus and revising the words to a song about an old woman swallowing a spider in my head.Continue reading “Writer for Life”
As someone who has been writing for a very long time, the subject of what inspires my writing can be fickle at best.Continue reading “Inspiration”
Limits in Writing
I was thinking today about the limits we set and keep in all aspects of our lives. In writing, we have limits according to niches or genres, in ability or knowledge. But we have deeper, stronger limits that hold sway over us, setting up a consequence, or a quick correction.
Our minds warn, “Do this, and careful, this might happen.”Continue reading “Limits in Writing”