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 […]

IWSG: Truth Is…

It’s September – already – and the first Wednesday in September which means ISWG Day, the day when we come together and talk about writerly stuff. September 2 (optional) question: If you could choose one author, living or dead, to be your beta partner, who would it be and why? Haha, okay universe. This is […]

IWSG: Creative Infighting

August is here already! And it’s the first Wednesday in August which means ISWG Day, the day when us writers get together and compare writerly notes. To be honest, I have nothing much to say this month. I was thinking about skipping when I saw the optional question:  August 5 question – Quote: “Although I […]

IWSG: What happens in quarantine…..

…stays in quarantine. Seriously, what just happened? I will admit to nothing about the past few months other than being a little weirder than I usually am – which, admittedly, is pretty weird. That’s okay. I had a lot of alone time, and that gave me a chance to come to peace with things about […]

IWSG: Secrets Writers Keep

This is my monthly post for The Insecure Writer’s Support Group, where once a month we share secret details about our personal lives…? I see your prying question, cohosts  Pat Garcia, J.Q. Rose, and Natalie Aguirre! I will do my best to pretend to answer while revealing nothing. June 3 question – Writers have secrets! What are one […]

IWSG: Ritual

Like many people, I’m still adjusting to the reality that I’ve been stuck in my house for the past couple of months and … rituals have been hard to keep. This past week, I finally accepted that my “real/regular job” isn’t coming back any time in the foreseeable future. I started to do what I […]