Encouragement, Inspiration, Writing

Two Ways to Fight #Writers Fear

Let's be honest. We writers have several fears about writing. If we haven't published anywhere, we fear to call ourselves a writer. Many times we fear judgment about what we write, so we stall, procrastinate and write on the surface. We fear we don't have an MFA and don't know enough about the writing craft.… Continue reading Two Ways to Fight #Writers Fear

Encouragement, Inspiration, Wisdom, Writing

Why Do You Write?

This quote resonates with me. In my blog bio, I say something similar about the type of fiction I write for young adults and adults. In my youth, violence, gangs, and drugs surrounded my neighborhood. During my adult career in juvenile justice and corrections, the same issues were part of my daily life, but I… Continue reading Why Do You Write?