The Butterfly Effect In Storytelling

There’s a Jurassic Park quote I paraphrase often, and that’s “Life finds a way.” On the blog, you’ll find me saying “Life finds a way to get in the way,” typically regarding setting writing goals for myself or when something doesn’t go as planned in my non-writing life and I have to rearrange my schedule because of […]

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Another Day In Paradise | I Played Animal Crossing For The First Time Ever

When Animal Crossing: New Horizons was released, it was like Pokemon GO all over again, except this time, it’s keeping us inside rather than encouraging us to venture out into the world. It was absolutely everywhere, and with so many of us having so little to do at this point in time, it has become a phenomenon. I had […]

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A Finish Line In Mind | Tips For Setting Reasonable Writing Goals

A few months ago, I wrote an opinion piece about the need for reasonable goals for yourself as a writer (which you can read here). It occurred to me that I didn’t provide any tips for setting those goals. So, with my annual June check-in post having gone up last week, I figured this would […]

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June Check-In 2020

Like many bloggers out there, I start off a new year by sharing a list of my goals for the upcoming 365 days (or 366 in this case). I also like to go over that list at the start of June to see where I’m at. That way, I can hold myself accountable and acknowledge […]

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Pondering Nom De Plumes Part Two | How To Choose A Pen Name

In last week’s post, I shared a list of reasons an author might publish a pen This week, I’m looking at some of the places an author might find inspiration for their pen name. There are similarities between this process and deciding on a name for your characters, so I’d recommend checking out the post […]

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