Dear Susan,Last year, I was stuck. I had just broken up with someone I loved. I was miserable. And previously, I had always been able to turn to my writing as a place of comfort but last February, I hadn't written anything but fanfiction for months. Don't get me wrong. I love fanfiction and still … Continue reading CPiversary! (Or: A Thank You Letter to Susan Dennard)
It's like SUPER BOWL SUNDAY but with less spandex, less power outages, and lower wages.First, I'd like to talk about the Steubenville rape case verdicts.In case you don't know, this is the case in Ohio in a Big Red football town where, according to media reports, high school football players have been given great allowances … Continue reading Salad Bowl Tuesday!
Normally, I'm a pantser. For those not In The Know, that means that I almost never plan out my stories before I start writing. I might research, but I rarely outline. I usually know the beginning, and then end, and then I start connecting the dots. I frequently write a series of scenes, maybe 15-20 … Continue reading On Pantsing, Planning, and Partnerships