The Farm Girl and the Working Writer

The Farm Girl and the Working Writer

When it comes to a working writer, movies portray the author as either some sequestered away in a small cabin somewhere, doing nothing except writing books and fussing over story lines or they’re Carrie Bradshaw in Sex in the City, taking New York in stilettos...
The Farm Girl and the Working Writer

Dream A Little Dream… of Publishing Industry Changes (ISWSG)

There have been many industry changes in the last decade, so what are some changes you would like to see happen in the next decade? As someone who has been published since 2002, I’ve seen a lot of changes come over the industry. From starting out in a time when...
The Farm Girl and the Working Writer

ISWG Monthly Post: So How Are Things?

For many of us the question of “how are things going?” is kind of a loaded one. When you have a chronic illness, such as I do, you quickly learn that no one wants the truth. Once you get past the “have you tried yoga?” phase of discussing your...
Falling Iguanas & Inspiring Photos (#ISWSG)

Falling Iguanas & Inspiring Photos (#ISWSG)

I’ve had situations and concepts inspire my writing, but never an actual photo. At least not directly and not until recently. I’ve had covers inspire stories, but I don’t think that’s quite the same as a photo that just happens out in the wild....
The Farm Girl and the Working Writer

A long road back to horses

What started you on your writing journey? I remember the day as plain as day. I was in K-Mart with money I’d earned from my job “pushing” rides at a local trail riding facility. I was twelve, too young to legally work, but they paid me cash under the...