IWSG: Finding an ending

IWSG: Finding an ending

Welcome to the last IWSG post of the year. Happy to be co-hosting with Tonja Drecker, Patsy Collins, and Chrys Fey! Before I get to the insecurity portion of this post, I have a bit of writing news. First, this happened… There are two things about this award I...
IWSG: “They’re not your people.”

IWSG: “They’re not your people.”

One of the most freeing things a life coach ever taught me was the phrase, “They’re not your people.” Bad review? Not your people. Rejection? Not your people. Didn’t get the job? Not your people. Please don’t misunderstand. Sometimes, a...
IWSG: Searching for the Magic Bullet

IWSG: Searching for the Magic Bullet

This month’s Insecure Writer’s Support Group question asks what pitfalls you’d warn other writers to avoid on their publication journey. The best advice I can give, (other than my oft-repeated “Don’t take advice from other writers”)...
IWSG: In case of fire, break glass

IWSG: In case of fire, break glass

I’m not great at asking for help. Beyond being a single woman who prides herself on her independence, I’m also an only child who was raised to be self-reliant. Growing up, I mostly had to entertain myself, and I took care of my own laundry and other...