Side Roads and Circuses: On Being a Writer

One of the challenges of travelling the road of the writer is coming into contact with a persistent and limited view of how a professional writer should pursue their career. This limited view has directions plastered on billboards. Larger than life, these billboards read: earn a degree in English literature, get an agent, sign a contract with a Read More …

Short Stories, Artistic Process, and A New Goal

I’d like to do a shout out to my husband and best friend, Sean Chappell, and my good friend Donna Stewart, who are not only very dear to me but are betareaders and fans of my work, too. Recently, they both helped me out regarding a short story I’ve been working on since last year, neither Read More …