Win a $1,000 Manuscript Critique!

This weekend the 10 Minute Novelists kicked off an online auction to help plan their first-ever conference – to be held in Cincinnati, Ohio (2018). If you're not already a part of this fantastic online group... what are you waiting for? Seriously, they've got the best online community I've found in my years searching for lively writing groups, and they sponsor annual events like the 365 Continue Reading...

A to Z Challenge: Week 3 Roundup

Week 3 of the A to Z Challenge is almost through, so here's another round-up of all the items I've written at my new blog, World's Coolest Jobs! In case you missed them, here are posts M through R: [author_list style="star"] Melodic, Multi-Talented and Magnificent Jobs Nifty, Neato, Noticed Jobs Original, Outstanding, Obtainable Jobs Philosophically and Potentially Perfect Continue Reading...

A to Z Challenge: Week 2 Roundup

Week 2 of the A to Z Challenge is almost through, so here's another round-up of all the items I've written at my new blog, World's Coolest Jobs! In case you missed them, here are posts G through L: [author_list style="star"] Great, Grand Gigs! Hifalutin, Hilarious, Humbling Jobs Intelligent, Intriguing, Inimitable Jobs Joyful, Jubilant, Jaunty Jobs Keen, Knowledgeable, Continue Reading...

Starting a new project – and I need your help!

So, I started writing haiku about random celebrities a while back, just for fun. I included a few of them in my mini book, Haiku For Haters, like the one about Prince declaring the Internet "over." (Which, by the way, I still find hilarious.) Mostly these poems are tiny snapshots of a celebrity moment – whether it's recorded on film, described in a book or article about them, or viewed in a Continue Reading...

5K Walk/Run/Write Challenge 2017

This weekend is the 10 Minute Novelists' semi-annual 5K Walk/Run/Write Challenge, and I wanted to chronicle my adventure! The basic gist of this challenge is that participants must either walk or run a 5K course (you can plot your own course, run/walk on a treadmill or elliptical machine, or join an official race depending on your circumstances) AND write 5,000 (i.e. 5K) words within the same Continue Reading...