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Author, Jenna Grodzicki

Author, Jenna Grodzicki

Today, Jenna Grodzicki popped in to visit. I first met Jenna at Kristen Fulton’s WOW retreat in July 2016. I clearly remember talking to her on a shuttle on the way into town. She was telling me about her upcoming book, Pixie’s...

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Love Your Story

Love Your Story

A group of writers and I are reading a wonderful book called Fearless Writing by William Kenower. I won’t say it has been life changing, but I will say it has made me look at my writing and other parts of my life in a new light. So maybe it...

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#50PreciousWords

#50PreciousWords

It’s time! It’s here! It’s short!! In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Vivian Kirkfield has challenged writers to write a short (very short!) story using only fifty words. Did you know that Green Eggs and Ham has only fifty...

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Small Successes

Each January first, I beat myself up. Not literally, of course, but it’s still pretty painful.  I focus on everything I did not accomplish during the past year. Was I lazy? Not good enough? What was it? Turns out that type of thinking is...

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Crazy About Crtiques

Crazy About Crtiques

Let me say at the outset that I love my smart, talented, kind critique buddies. Not everyone is so lucky. Picture this: You write something, give it to your critique group, and everyone says it’s wonderful. No problems at all. Great...

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