Just. Keep. Writing.

A good blog on why , as writers, we need to keep writing and not give up.

Victoria (V.E.) Schwab

Hey there, lovelies!

I know it’s been awhile since I posted. I’ve spent the last few months buried under deadlines and finishing up coursework–so far this year I’ve gone to grad school, and written and edited THREE books, all coming out next year–and getting ready to head back to Nashville.

But in the slivers of space between, I’ve been reflecting a lot–about writing, publishing, advice–and I wanted to talk about a piece of advice that I know seems trite, but is honestly the best I can give. I’ll try to explain why.

Five years into my publishing career, I finally feel like I have my feet under me, and because of that, I’m often asked for advice.

When writers–aspiring, debut, and established–ask for insight, I always say, “Just keep writing.”

And I know that sounds like a very Dory thing to say, but the fact of the matter is, if…

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Screw It

My whole life I’ve done what everyone else has wanted. I’ve always though about everyone else. I’m sick of it. I’m tired. It’s my turn.

I’m going to get myself together and do what I want to do. If it makes me happy then I’m doing it. It’s wrong the way I’ve been letting everyone else run my life. Yes stuff hurts ; hurts bad sometimes but I have to keep moving forward. So here’s to me.