01
JAN
2013

One word for 2013

Happy New Year!!! It’s finally January, or rather 2013, or should I just say… THE YEAR MY BOOK COMES OUT!!! (That statement is both exciting and terrifying all at once.) Last year, rather than making a traditional resolution I picked a single word to focus on...
15
NOV
2012

On writing full-time

A twitter follower recently emailed me with a great question–so great, in fact, that I wanted to answer it here on the blog. Colleen asked: “I’m wondering how you knew it was safe to leave your day job. When did you feel secure enough in writing as a...
31
MAR
2012

Steal Like an Artist

About a year ago, I was at the day job (web design), when a link to a blog post made it’s way around the office via AIM. The post was basically one man’s manifesto when it came to creativity. He listed out ten things he wished he knew when he was starting out as a...
01
JAN
2012

One word for 2012

It’s a new year. (Oh my gosh — happy new year, guys!!!) It’s a little shocking it’s here already. It shouldn’t be. Not really. Not when January 1st comes after December 31st, each and every year without fail. But it always sneaks up on me, this...
05
JAN
2011

It’s a blessing and a curse…

…having an eye for words. Or an ear, that is. Although, I suppose this pertains to all crafts. Once you get deep enough in something, you can’t escape it. Lately, when I’ve been curled up on my couch with a book, I’ve found myself stumbling over sentences,...
01
JAN
2011

It’s another new year

So it’s 2011. I find this really odd, mostly because when someone mentions something from say, 1998, I still feel like this was just a handful of years ago. By handful, I mean like two or three years. Five, max. It’s weird to think that anything that occured during...
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