Category: The Weekly Rant

Let No Man Define You

Reposted because it is worth remembering. Go do you, my lovlies, and don’t you ever let someone else trample your dreams. *** Okay, look. I’m not doing a class on how to be a writer – as established at the beginning of this blog…

Unicorns And Pipe Dreams

You know one of my favorite things about being an author? Besides starting conversations with extremely sarcastic questions? People who think they need to stop others from trying to reach their dreams. Learning that most of the world not only lacks imagination, but seems…

Being Naked

If you’re going to write, expose your soul. I still remember the first time I came across the term ‘write naked’. I was a teenager, so, of course, my brain went right into the gutter. I was shy and a bit terrified of my…

The Value Of Silence

Silence is one of the major thresholds of the world. – Anam Cara I’m a talker. Like, the second I meet you, I’m trying to work my life story into the conversation. I’ll start babbling on about my dogs, horses I’ve ridden, every character…

Writers Make People Nervous

“What are you writing?” This question is one I’ve had so often I can’t even count the number of times I’ve had to explain. The curiosity is never lessened. No matter how many times I try to tell someone I’m just writing a story,…