IWSG: The surprising benefits of insecurity

IWSG: The surprising benefits of insecurity

We’re often led to believe insecurity is a bad thing. (We even have a support group for it.) But the truth is, sometimes insecurity can be a great thing. Often, it’s that nagging feeling of insecurity, that fear, which pushes us to grow, to improve our...
All they want for Christmas is…

All they want for Christmas is…

‘Twas the week before Christmas and all thru the land, Writers were uninspired and feeling so bland. The last posts of the year should be brilliant and pithy, But who has the energy? Oh, more’s the pity! So here’s an idea I stole from my friend, I...
IWSG: How do you know when it sucks?

IWSG: How do you know when it sucks?

I have the world’s worst critic. No matter how hard I try to please them, they’re never satisfied. “God, talk talk talk. That’s all your characters do. Where’s the action? Where’s the drama? When are they going to do...
IWSG: The best of times, the worst of times

IWSG: The best of times, the worst of times

You may have noticed my participation on this blog, in the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, and in returning comments, has been sketchy lately. Admittedly, I’m emerging from one of the more difficult periods of my life. This summer, my eight-year...