Category: The Weekly Rant

The Idle Writer

I think the best piece of writing advice – besides embracing my own life – that I ever got was to be idle. Now, this is something I used to do naturally, back when I first started writing. I would pause before putting pen…

Love Your Life

Raise your hand if you’ve heard this: I have nothing to write about. I bet every writer, at some point, has said those words to themselves. I know I have. I have damned myself for being too middle class, too white, too female, too…

Butterfly

We all come to a point in our life where we need to evaluate and make changes. I’ve been doing this for months. It started with my separation from my husband almost two years ago. Something I thought would last forever fell apart. In…

Shine On!

Listen to the newest episode of my podcast, The Dragon’s Nest: Shine On https://anchor.fm/thedragonsnest/episodes/Shine-On-e1iubu

I Do Not Have Attention Issue… SQUIRREL!

It’s a familiar cycle. I get excited. I start laying plans. My head fills with ideas and they come at breakneck speed. Next thing I know, I’ve got a myriad of planned projects, all with very promising starts, and I’m spread so thin I…