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...
IWSG: What Rebecca Black taught me about writing

IWSG: What Rebecca Black taught me about writing

Inspiration can come from the most unlikely sources. If you’re reading this, you most likely had childhood dreams of becoming a writer one day. Rebecca Black dreamed of being a singer. When she was just thirteen years old, her mother decided to help make that...
IWSG: I launched two books at once! (And survived!)

IWSG: I launched two books at once! (And survived!)

Thanks to our wonderful leader, Alex Cavanaugh, for trusting me to be a co-host again. What was he thinking? With great power comes great responsibility, so before I go forth and comment on a gazillion blogs, I just ask one small favour from you. You see, my cover...