A few months ago, I got some news that I’ve had to keep mum for a while. This week, I have finally been able to share my excitement. My book, The Scientific Method of Getting Luckie, is going to be published by Swoon Reads, an imprint of Macmillan. It has been a long journey toContinue reading “Swoon Worthy Book News”
Dear Neglected Blog, I am neck-deep in two jobs and full-time school. I miss you. I miss writing my thoughts on a leisurely morning, coffee steaming beside me. Those days will come again. In the meantime, please take a trip over to Swoon Reads and read my book (for free) for a limited time. TheContinue reading “The Scientific Method of Getting Luckie”
If you know me well or have read much of this blog, you already know I have a lot of struggles with faith and religion. I believe in something bigger than me, than this world, than creation. I love Jesus and want to be more like him. I am certain that loving one another andContinue reading “Alternative Theologies”
You don’t have to have written a book to understand the panic and despair preceding a challenge.
If you’d told 12-year-old me I could forget I loved something, I’d have laughed at you. Back then, love was this mystical idea of perfection. Love was all strong men sweeping women off their feet and so on and so forth.
God, I miss her. It’s only been a few days. I haven’t decided where to spread her ashes or if maybe I should just keep them. I haven’t thought about a memorial service, because no one but me gave Mom the time of day. She lived in her tiny old house, sleeping one door awayContinue reading “Stained Glass Prayers”
I’m learning that the fear of rejection, on paper or in person, never really goes away.
If I struggle that much deciding on a place to eat, you can just imagine me working through big things like naming my children, picking which literary agent to sign with, choosing whether or not to homeschool, and figuring out my stance on controversial issues currently in the news.
There is a lot of non-writing stuff going on in my life right now, and I am struggling to focus on much of anything. But my little blog was feeling neglected. Inspired by the lovely Tara Sim, I am going to share ten random things about my writing… 1. In between fiction projects, I focusContinue reading “10 Things About My Writing”
When I’m not writing, for one reason or another, I am still a writer, and I am still working. How to be a writer not writing… The topic has been on my mind over the last month for two reasons. First, I have some revision to do, and I really wanted to start before Christmas.Continue reading “What’s a Writer to do?”