Category Archives: My life as a writer

Active Pursuit = Messy

The time has arrived. The Emerald City Conference is this weekend. For the last two months I’ve been in the panic stage of, — “Oh my gosh! This will never be ready for the Emerald City Conference! I should give … Continue reading

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Cat Lady?

A cat, a car and a suitcase. Actually, it is a cat, a car and… two suitcases, two boxes, two backpacks and two bikes. All of which have been my sole possessions for the last three weeks. One more week … Continue reading

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Throwing in the towel aka revisions or fear

I’m not actually throwing in the towel. I honestly don’t think I ever will, but two days ago I hit a wall of hatred. I hated everything about the Heyswood novel. For three hours I thought I was a complete … Continue reading

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Temporary, full-time writer

I am moving to Seattle in two months. My wonderful boyfriend will be paying our bills when we get there while I look for a new day-job. Which means I will temporarily be a full-time writer. I’m excited, but also nervous. … Continue reading

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July Goals and Wierd Motivation

I struggle with consistent motivation. I get really excited and caught up in a project and then burn out on it. Motivation comes and goes. It’s probably like that for most people though. Some of us who attend SLC Write-In’s … Continue reading

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Write everyday. Really?

Hiatus complete. The plan was to not write while other areas of my life took center stage the last six weeks. Back then looking at everything that was coming my way I knew I couldn’t maintain a balance unless I … Continue reading

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Some changes are bigger

Change is a major part of life, but some changes are bigger than others. I’m generally the type of person who likes change. Change creates momentum, which I find refreshing and exciting. Though there comes a point where it is … Continue reading

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