• Book Planning,  Medium,  Writing

    How to Write a Logline for Your Novel

    Condensing your story into one sentence is nervewracking, but not impossible I recently attended a writing conference where there were pitch appointments available for all attendees. This is one of the biggest perks of attending a writing conference in my opinion — the ability to pitch to, learn from, and simply talk to industry professionals who, let’s face it, know a lot more about how to get a book published than many aspiring writers do. To pitch at this conference, writers were asked to come prepared with their book’s title, genre, word count, and logline. If you’re like me, you…

  • Medium,  Poetry

    On a Bleak, Snowy Day in April

    A poem. I stopped to wonderat the hazy greythat had consumed the day. That had consumed me. Maybe the flakeswere meant to cleansethe earth in preparationfor spring. Perhaps they were meantto cleanse me. But this grotty year has done enough detergingof its own…

  • Life,  Medium

    Stressed at Work? Here are 4 Ways to Help

    Sometimes it seems like there’s not much you can do when stress is coming from external factors, but there’s always something you can control. For a long time, I wasn’t the best at handling stress. I don’t think you could…

  • Medium,  Uncategorized

    A Curated Look at April*

    My curation ratio was down, but my output was up. Medium has been one big science experiment to me lately. I’m trying to look at my articles like a chemist would look at a formula to determine what’s working, and…

  • Medium,  Poetry

    I’m not the only one.

    A poem. It echoes, laced with laughter,light as a feather,carried on the wind.Frivolous guffaws won’tspackle over the truth:I think we think wemiss the old you.Is it hidden in a box,under layers of dust — a dull veneer, particles of yourmolted former selves?Or…