Three Types of Worldbuilders

One of my favourite parts of writing is worldbuilding. But, as I’ve discovered through creating my various worlds and working with other storytellers, not all writers create worlds the same way, and knowing a bit about the kind of worldbuilder you are can help make the insane project of worldbuilding (literally building a world from … Continue reading Three Types of Worldbuilders

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Understanding Success as a Unpublished Writer

This is a short companion post to last week’s piece about my failure board. I thought I was going to be published within a couple years of writing my first novel. When that didn’t happen, and when my failure board had begun to grow I knew I needed to reevaluate the way I measured my … Continue reading Understanding Success as a Unpublished Writer

Why I Keep Track of my Writing Failures

I have a corkboard in my room that I call my failure board. On it I keep notes about all the contests and queries I’ve sent that were rejected. Really early in my writing journey I decided I would keep track of all the times I failed as a writer. While blindly believing I would … Continue reading Why I Keep Track of my Writing Failures

Exciting News and Call for Submissions

Today I have some really exciting news! Recently, I was approached to be a part of the editorial team for the quarterly publication FellowScript, put out by Inscribe Christian Writers' Fellowship. And now, I am thrilled to announce that it is official! I am the YA Editor for FellowScript! This means I have an opportunity … Continue reading Exciting News and Call for Submissions

Hello 2019! Setting Writing Goals for the New Year

A couple days ago I posted about how my 2018 went. Today I want to look ahead to 2019 and take some time to set some goals for the coming year. Something I learned years ago, which has changed the way I view resolutions, is to ensure that your goals are: 1. Not dependent on … Continue reading Hello 2019! Setting Writing Goals for the New Year