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June 22, 2018

I've been told for most of my life that I am a strong, confident young woman. This is not true. If I appear strong, it is because I am afraid of looking weak. If I appear confident, it is to live up to the expectation that I am. Most of the time, I am constantly worryi...

December 1, 2017

November has been a busy month! Rather than a regular blog post this week, though I have several in progress, I thought I'd give a quick update on what's going on in my writing life.

First: NaNoWriMo

I lost! For National Novel Writing Month, where you are challenged to w...

September 8, 2017

It is difficult to know when to put off laundry one more day so that you can get that chapter down that's been rattling around inside your head, but it is impossible to set aside laundry in order to stare at an empty screen for an hour because you no idea where you...

September 1, 2017

Quite literally two days before I was scheduled to start revisions, I thought of a new aspect to my main character which would completely change her actions in the story. I could not have come up with this idea if I had been so enmeshed in the story that was that I cou...

March 3, 2017

In addition to being a writer and aspiring professor, I am a "yogi," doing yoga for approximately twelve years, and five of those with a continuous practice. Yesterday, I went to a class which focused on going upside down. Though I have extensive yoga experience and th...

February 25, 2017

If you are interested in pursuing writing as a full time job, here are 5 things you need to know: 1) Even the most famous and successful writers you've ever heard of once had to struggle to get by...

February 17, 2017

This year, I achieved one of my proudest accomplishments: graduating with a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine, Stonecoast ProgramNow, a large part of me thought once I finished this program, it would be smooth sailing...

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