Personal & Professional, A Writer’s POV

***Pssst! The sequel to The Keening is coming out soon! Sign up for the newsletter to hear about giveaways and events related to the release in the next few months!*** It has been a whirlwind month, ladies and gentlemen. Between June 17 and July 17, there was 90s...

Another Memorial

Remember the fallen today. Those who’ve given their lives in the long slog toward justice and equality… I know some veterans, but I have never known someone killed on a battlefield. This Memorial Day, I am thinking of a different kind of soldier, because...

Faith of a Different Kind

What is the relationship between faith and expectations? I just finished Christine Hassler’s book, Expectation Hangover, after having it in my TBR queue for a loooong time. One of the points she makes that rings true is about having a long period of adjusting...

Solitude vs. Loneliness, and Productivity

I was thinking the other day of the highs and lows of loneliness and connectedness in my life. And then I was thinking of the highs and lows of productivity in my life. And then I was trying to think of how they intersected. (not my strong suit, spatial relations) But...

Aftermath of NaNoWriMo…NaNoMath?

Well, NaNos, we did it. We dared censure, derision, skepticism, and impossibility to come to this: Thousands of words from our brain have been transmitted to paper, and a story has begun. Maybe it has sketched out its full arc, and now it is time to give it a rest...

Famous Last Lines to Finish Strong

Here are some stirring last lines, or just inspiring lines, from famous works to keep you going these last three days on #NaNoWriMo2016! From Henry V: (not the last line) “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English...