From the Ashes ~ An OYAN Summer Workshop Reflection Post

I started out writing this post as a summary of what I learned last week at the OYAN workshop. After all this is a writing blog, right? That’s what would make the most sense for me to share. I had my notes beside me and my fingers on the keys and the words wouldn’t come. […]

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Why I’m Excited to Be Going to a Writing Conference

We’ve all stumbled across The List. The List of what every writer needs to do to succeed. Generally, at the top of the list is “attend a writing conference.” Pffttt. Yeah. Writing conferences’ cost hundreds of dollars, and that’s a lot of money to dish out for just a few days. Yes, it is a […]

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The Road Through

And though where the road then takes me, I cannot tell The Last Goodbye by Billy Boyd   We all travel paths, roads, in our lives. Some may be rocky, others even.  The paths may lead through rough terrain, or a small forest. We may have friends with us on our walk, or we may […]

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What I Learned at the OYAN Conference.

Tomorrow will mark 30 days since I returned from the OYAN conference, and a post is long overdue.  This year was amazing. Late night talks, talks in hallways (that was one of the best nights) an amazing critique group, haunted golf cart rides (these cannot be explained) and green light sabers lighting up the night. […]

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May Overview

May is almost over. Yikes. How did that happen? I’m getting over being sick, and despite the medicine doing its best to keep me up all odd hours of the night, I am persevering. 😊 This morning I gave up the battle at 4:30, got up, washed dishes, did laundry, then started studying for that […]

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