IWSG: Is it Really 2022 Already??

It’s the first Wednesday of 2022 and that means the first IWSG Day of 2022. Wait a minute. When did 2022 happen??? The awesome co-hosts for the January 5 posting of the IWSG are Erika Beebe, Olga Godim, Sandra Cox, Sarah Foster, and Chemist Ken! January 5 (optional) question – What’s the one thing about your writing career you regret the […]

IWSG: Another Year, Another NaNo

It’s the first Wednesday of the month and that means IWSG Day. November 3 question – What’s harder to do, coming up with your book title or writing the blurb? The blurb. Definitely. I love writing catchy titles and reading catchy titles. I’m a particular fan of cozy mystery titles, occasionally picking up books I […]

IWSG: Drawing the Line

My IWSG post for October, because – yowza – it is October already, isn’t it? Thanks to this month’s awesome cohosts: Jemima Pett, J Lenni Dorner, Cathrina Constantine, Ronel Janse van Vuuren, and Mary Aalgaard! October 6 question – In your writing, where do you draw the line, with either topics or language? I tend to shy away from gratuitous […]

IWSG: Controlled Chaos

Optional, August 4 IWSG question – What is your favorite writing craft book? Think of a book that every time you read it you learn something or you are inspired to write or try the new technique. And why? True confession: I don’t read writing craft books more than once. There have only been a very […]

IWSG: Happy IWSG Cinco de Mayo

May 5 question – Has any of your readers ever responded to your writing in a way that you didn’t expect? If so, did it surprise you? It’s now May 5th which means Cinco De Mayo and IWSG Day at the same time! Yay. As someone who writes both fiction and non-fiction, including spiritual and […]

Happy IWSG Day! Risk-taking

The awesome co-hosts for the April 7 posting of the IWSG are PK Hrezo, Pat Garcia, SE White, Lisa Buie Collard, and Diane Burton! April 7 question – Are you a risk-taker when writing? Do you try something radically different in style/POV/etc. or add controversial topics to your work?  True confession, I wrote a way too long version of this post, […]

IWSG: Write What You LOVE

This is the first Wednesday of the month, and that means IWSG Day, the day when all of us insecure writers get together and talk about writing. Thanks to this month’s co-hosts: Sarah – The Faux Fountain Pen Jacqui Murray, Chemist Ken, Victoria Marie Lees, Natalie Aguirre, and JQ Rose! March 3 (optional) question – Everyone has a favorite genre or […]

IWSG: The Moment You Hit Send

It’s the 1st Wednesday of 2021 and that means a very special first. It is the first IWSG Day of 2021, the day when all us insecure writers get together to compare notes and prepare for the impending apocalypse. No not the end of the world in some nuclear winter. I mean the moment you […]

IWSG: To NaNo or Not to NaNo

For this month’s IWSG, I’m writing ahead on November 1st as a break from my NaNoWriMo novel which has grabbed me around the neck. I am writing this post on just about 4 hours of sleep, writing in lieu of the midday nap I had planned due to lack of sleep because after writing my […]

IWSG: Working Writer

October 7 question – When you think of the term working writer, what does that look like to you? What do you think it is supposed to look like? Do you see yourself as a working writer or aspiring or hobbyist, and if latter two, what does that look like? This month’s Insecure Writer’s Support […]