IWSG Day: Rebellious Character Surprises!

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. August’s Question is: Has your writing ever taken you by surprise? For example, a positive and belated response to a submission you’d forgotten about or an ending you never saw coming? For me,Continue reading “IWSG Day: Rebellious Character Surprises!”

IWSG: Fantasy is Still My Favorite Genre

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. June’s Question is: June 5 question: Of all the genres you read and write, which is your favorite to write in and why? Fantasy is and always has been my favorite genre toContinue reading “IWSG: Fantasy is Still My Favorite Genre”

IWSG Day: Chemical Language

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. April’s Question is: What was an early experience where you learned that language has power?     The word “chemical” has a lot of power. As a kid, it was a word thatContinue reading “IWSG Day: Chemical Language”

IWSG April: Wishful Writing

  The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. April’s Question is: If you could use a wish to help you write just ONE scene/chapter of your book, which one would it be? (examples: fight scene / first kiss scene /Continue reading “IWSG April: Wishful Writing”

IWSG Blog Hop: Creative Outlets

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. December’s Question is: Besides writing what other creative outlets do you have? Other than writing, photography has been my most consistent creative outlet. I loved taking pictures even when all I had wasContinue reading “IWSG Blog Hop: Creative Outlets”

Writing Questions: The Good, The Bad, and The Awkward.

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. January 2: What are your favorite and least favorite questions people ask you about your writing?   The Good: I love answering questions about writing and publishing. How did you decide to writeContinue reading “Writing Questions: The Good, The Bad, and The Awkward.”

IWSG: Five Objects in my Writing Space

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. December’s Question is: December 5 question – What are five objects we’d find in your writing space? My writing space changes with the season. April through September, I wrote on my screened-in-porch, or,Continue reading “IWSG: Five Objects in my Writing Space”

IWSG Day: Creativity Evolved

The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. Today’s question is: How has your creativity in life evolved since you began writing? I’ve been labeled “creative” and “imaginative” my whole life, but what that means to me has changed over time.Continue reading “IWSG Day: Creativity Evolved”

IWSG Day: Writing Through Life (and doggy drama)

Writing Through Life (and doggy drama) The first Wednesday of every month, the IWSG posts an optional question, encouraging members to read and comment on each other’s blogs. October’s Question is: How do major life events affect your writing? Has writing ever helped you through something? My answer is yes. Major life events can affectContinue reading “IWSG Day: Writing Through Life (and doggy drama)”