North Texas SCBWI

Last weekend I attended the North Texas SCBWI Conference and here’s what I learned.   Conferences are important to attend. You not only get to meet and chat with other writers who are at different stages in their writing journey, but there are craft and industry workshops that are super helpful. You can sign up … More North Texas SCBWI

On Rewriting

We’ve all been there, seriously. Writing folk and nonwriting folk included. We’ve all at some point had to rewrite something. Just think about all those texts that you had to backspace on because your first draft was well–rough or didn’t communicate what you wanted to say. Now imagine 400 pages of that. Yup. As I … More On Rewriting

When the ideas keep rolling but your hand is not moving…

So let’s talk about the not writing part of writing. Yes, I know that makes little sense to the normal folk, but to the writer folk, you know what I’m talking about. It goes like this: you are writing a story, you’re almost halfway through this story and then suddenly you are rolling in a … More When the ideas keep rolling but your hand is not moving…