Category Archives: Writing

Prepping To Find My Writing Rhythm

Did you hear that massive sigh the moment the clock switched from July to August? It would’ve been a mix of release, relief, and desperation. The sigh belonged to me. Growing up, I loved summer because it meant freedom. I … Continue reading

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At the Shore…

While many, perhaps even most, SMP Authors hit the Big Apple, networking at the RWA National 2019 Conference, I was walking on the shore at Cape May Point, enjoying birds, dolphins, and the hypnotic effect of waves. You see, I … Continue reading

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It’s conference time!

The Romance Writers of America’s National conference officially started today, which means that thousands of romance writers, readers, reviewers and other bookish professionals have descended on New York City to talk shop and celebrate the romance genre. I’m excited to … Continue reading

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I’m Going to a Readers/Authors Conference! Preparing for October!

I love New Hampshire in the Fall. Not only is the foliage/scenery stunning but this cozy conference is fun, fun, fun. As it’s limited to how many can attend, you get to meet and talk with more people. The events … Continue reading

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By Rote with Ryan–I wish I could smell………

Amozmia is defined as the clinical lack of a sense of smell. It frequently indicates a person who has lost that particular sense from an accident or injury. In my case, I never had a sense of smell.  As a … Continue reading

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Changing Your Outlook in Paris!

“Paris isn’t for changing planes,” Audrey Hepburn says to Humphrey Bogart in Sabrina, “it’s for changing your outlook! For throwing open the windows and letting in…letting in la vie en rose.” Watching Hepburn’s films is one way to get a … Continue reading

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How to Use a Kanban Board to Organize Your Writing

Last year, I started looking up different ways to be more productive with my writing. I got lost in a myriad of books about creativity, increasing word count, and organization. My obsession got worse when I discovered the Instagram planner … Continue reading

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