Being Creative During a Crisis

I wasn't going to write about writing during the pandemic. I found that other writers have written far more eloquently than I could ever hope to during these times which continue to be called hard, trying, unprecedented, and a number of other words I'm tired of. It's mid-May, however, and I haven't written about writing…

My Top 3 Reads – First Quarter 2020

Wow have the first three months of this year managed to both crawl by like shifting glaciers before global warming took hold and yet also afford me no extra time in all their slowness. But this is not a place for complaining about the weird elastic qualities of time. This is a place for me…

The Value of Putting Yourself Out There

It's been awhile since I've written a blog post, and that's not for lack of wanting to write a blog post, promise. I started the year with blog posts planned out through April, and then, well, life happened. I was lucky to find time to work on my WIP, let alone draft a blog post.…

Favorites reads from 2019 & 2020 preview

We're five days into 2020, and I'm already in too deep with my to-be-read list. My only real saving grace is that the Seattle Public Library is amazing and has almost all of the books I want to read. My bank account thanks you, SPL. Before I write about what I'm looking forward to in…

Looking back at 2019 books – gift ideas

I really don't feel like I can say this is my "Best of 2019" list because we're not even a full week into December. So many amazing books are coming out this month, and putting together a best of list without giving those lovelies a chance would be mean. BUT, maybe you're like me and…