IWSG: Writing the dream

IWSG: Writing the dream

The dream is closer than I thought. All it took was setting myself on FIRE. Which is way less painful than it sounds. The FIRE movement, short for Financial Independence Retire Early, is already changing my life dramatically. I always thought one of three things had...
IWSG: Free writing classes!

IWSG: Free writing classes!

Am I the only one who wants Christmas back? I was happy to see the end of 2020, but so far, 2021 has brought me: a broken filling (ouch), “fun” with an insurance company who wrongly terminated my benefits, a kitten that was so destructive he had to be...
IWSG: New Christmas novella released

IWSG: New Christmas novella released

To paraphrase Poltergeist, “I’m ba-ack.” At least for now. When Alex Cavanaugh, the great leader of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group, suggested I make my monthly newsletter post an IWSG one so I didn’t have to leave the group, I...
IWSG: A fond farewell

IWSG: A fond farewell

Something had to give. I’ve known it for some time now. I just couldn’t figure out what. Or maybe the truth was I didn’t want to admit it — even to myself. But, after seventeen years of blogging, I’m hanging up my hat. I thought it would...
IWSG: Spinning in Circles

IWSG: Spinning in Circles

Hello Insecure Writing friends (and wonderful readers), Does anyone else feel like they’re on a sadistic merry-go-round? Mine looks like this… 1. I get a writing-related job to support my dream of being a full-time author 2. The writing-related job...