ISWG Monthly Post: So How Are Things?

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....
ISWG Monthly Post: So How Are Things?

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...

Authors Research The Strangest Things

The running joke about if someone checks your browser history and act worried just tell them that you’re a writer. It’s okay. You were researching a story. For me, this was foremost in mind when I was researching a romantic suspense book and I needed to...

How to come back from writing burn out (Writing Advice)

My latest writing advice blog post over at my Patreon just went public, so I’m inviting you to hop on over and see it. Here’s a snippet: Last week we talked about how to recognize burn out. Now, how do you come back from it? If you rely on writing for your...