Writing Panic

A few weeks ago, I gave myself a minor heart attack. For the second time in my life, I thought I had lost my manuscript. The first time it happened, it was because the family computer crashed. At the time my book was around 100 pages, and an incomplete mess. But I'd spent a lot... Continue Reading →


I Never Thought

I never thought we lived in an unsafe neighborhood. But our neighborhood watch sign is covered in spray paint. I never thought we lived in an unsafe neighborhood. But we still call the house three doors down the crack house. I never felt unsafe on my street. But there has been gunfire just down the... Continue Reading →

Impostor Syndrome

Impostor. Faker. Why do we call ourselves such names? What is it about our mentality and self perception that demands constant doubt? And it doesn't matter how many times your friends and family tell you how amazing you are. It doesn't matter if your coworkers tell you you're doing a good job. All it takes... Continue Reading →

Doable December: week two

So, you might notice something about my chart this week. See that?  I ventured into the "Other" category for two days!  Hopefully you'll see what happened those days.  It's a little side project that may or may not include this crappy picture I drew on my phone. If there's one thing I can say about... Continue Reading →

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