I read a lot of cozy mysteries on vacation last week. Don't ask me how murder mysteries can be so charming and relaxing, but they are. Cozy series tend to follow a set formula: a single woman in her mid-20s to 30's, owns a successful small business in a small town. Despite the small size … Continue reading Cozycore or Corporate World? Choosing the Life I Want to Live
Sometimes life sucks, and it's okay to say so. Those insipid, "inspirational" quotes that tell you that "Life is what you make it", and "There's no such thing as bad luck, just a bad attitude" are both insulting and untrue. Of course we shouldn't always look for the downside of a situation, and we shouldn't … Continue reading Sometimes Life Sucks; it’s okay to say so.
I am the writer who doesn't write. In college I told myself I didn't have the time, and the excuse seemed valid at the time. Between full time employment, full-time classes, homework, and commutes- I barely had time to breathe. My writing suffered, but I scribbled when I could and dreamed of graduation. I told … Continue reading Adulthood and Passion: when writers stop writing