Tag Archives: Inspiration

Creative pause

I’ve been writing for a while now, and I’m still waiting for it to feel like an organic part of my life. I’ve tried the “make it part of your routine” and the “do it when inspiration strikes” approach. And all I’ve … Continue reading

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Dusting off

Sometimes, we all need a break. From side projects, from other people’s demands, from our own expectations of ourselves. There are infinite things, really, that may inundate us to the point of collapse if we don’t occasionally shut the door … Continue reading

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Book hunting

I’ve always been a collector. My teenage years were defined by collecting all sorts of things, from figurines to manga to pogs (yes, pogs) to Beanie Babies. If it could be collected, odds are at some point it caught my … Continue reading

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Quick hit quote 2

I am a bad blogger lately, and I apologize! But I just find that most of my attention wants to go to my fiction writing, so I’m taking advantage of that focus while I can. But I don’t want to … Continue reading

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When inspiration strikes

Did you all miss me last week? I’m sure you did. But shhhh, it’s okay now. I’ve returned. I try to blog once a week, and typically I work on my blog posts the day before they go live. I … Continue reading

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Impatiently patient

Lately, I’ve been having a problem with my writing. I hesitate to call it writer’s block, but even this blog post took far longer than it should have for its relatively short length. It’s not coming up with ideas that’s … Continue reading

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Meeting Ursula K. Le Guin

“There are these moments in most writers’ careers when you discover that someone else has actually written down some of these things that have been going on in your own head; you realize that this isn’t just a private experience.” —Ursula … Continue reading

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Not always so good with words

I’ve been thinking lately about a recurring problem I have because I’m about to put myself in a situation where it will likely come up again. I think it’s one that a lot of people have, though, so I wanted … Continue reading

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Quick hit quote

I’ve been swamped at work this week, so I haven’t had much time or energy to write anything, including a blog post. Instead, I wanted to share a quote from a collection of essays I’m reading: “A genre novel fulfills … Continue reading

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The sounds of everything but silence

There are many areas of the writing process that differ wildly from one writer to the next. I’m sure this is true for most creative endeavors, but of course my only experience is with writing. I plan to discuss a … Continue reading

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