Writing

How to Write Fiction While in School for Fiction

I'm baaaaaaaaack! I know, I know. I haven't blogged in FOREVER. But I have a good excuse. I've been busy surviving my first semester as a PhD student! And even better, I am a PhD student in fiction!! It doesn't get much better than this.  That being said, my first semester was tough. And I'm guessing it's not going to get any easier. So, I am determined to find ways to make things go at least a little bit more smoothly. Starting with writing. 

Writing

How Do I Find a Beta Reader?

In a previous post, I offered my explanation of what a beta reader is, and why you need one. Now, it's time to take it a step further: you know what a beta reader is (and want one), but how do you actually find one?

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Tatt Tatt Tatted Up

This year, I got my first tattoo at the age of 27. Which is crazy, because I swore I'd get a tattoo the minute I turned 18. Instead, it took me 27 years to find a tattoo worth having.I've always stood directly on the fence, in the debate on tattoos. I understood/agreed with all of… Continue reading Tatt Tatt Tatted Up