It takes a lot of guts to actually introduce yourself as a "writer". The word itself seems to precipitate an immediate game of twenty questions. What do you write? Did you write a book? Where can I read your stuff? Is it in the local library? When did you start? Do you write fiction? Would… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Writers Prepare to be Questioned.
What the…? There must be some sort of mistake. I know my story was destined to be the winner of a recent contest and it makes absolutely no sense that I didn't even make the list let alone take top honors. There's only one explanation and that is that the judges must've missed it or… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Whaddya Mean I Didn’t Win?
I recently attended the Creative Ink Writing Festival in Burnaby, B.C., Canada. It was a weekend full of great energy, on-going learning opportunities, and networking with my peers. The event is one that is inexpensive (about $50 for the weekend) and run exclusively by volunteers. Even the majority of the presenters are volunteer. The philosophy… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Connecting as Writers