Hey guys and gays, guess what? Forth week in a row with a blog post, I think I can safely say that I’m back in the game now! How cool is that? I swear, a short time ago it felt impossible that I would ever be able to get back to my writerly self, and … More Flash Fiction and Happiness
I’ve got a guest post up on Ronel the Mythmaker‘s blog today about Seeing Yourself in a Book. I’m really very happy with it, but it’s an almost exact rendition of my earlier post, What Diversity in YA Meant to Me (but better, if I do say so myself – if you haven’t read the original, I … More Making Your Characters Real
I recently discovered a new way to move forward and keep writing when I really don’t want to. To fake motivation when there is none to be had. Writers, you’re all familiar with the feeling; it’s not so much that you hate your novel. It’s just that you wish it would crumble into a million … More Hate-Writing; Writer vs. WIP
Christmas is coming next weekend, and I am so excited! Going to my parents for the weekend so the food will be amazing and there will be holiday movies on TV, and I know their place will be decorated like a Christmas wonderland. But there are also going to be a lot of people and I’ll … More Fictional People Make More Sense
December is wonderful. It is a magical time of year where Prague lights up in sparkles and the scent of hot wine and pastries fill the air of every wide street and marketplace around. Everywhere there are stands offering gingerbread, home-made tree decorations, metal-works, woven baskets, wood-carved toys…. I love it. Despite all the holiday … More Motivation has Gone into Hiding. Time to Hunt.