Every day on my Twitter feed I see posts from fellow writers chronicling their feelings of worthlessness, distress, and crushing self-doubt in regards to their writing and by extension themselves. As writers we place a lot of value in the success of our words, and whether we are published or not, those words mean the… Continue reading Writer’s Anxiety and Why We Should Talk About It
So, it has been a very (very) long time since I last posted anything on here, and I figure it is far past time to do so. I am proud to announce that I have surmounted the epic endeavor of getting published! Don't get too excited now, it's just in an undergraduate academic journal. All… Continue reading We’re back! (Don’t ask me why I used plural. I don’t have an answer.)
Reflections on the Midwest Writers Workshop Experience: From the Eyes of an Intern
Earlier this summer I cracked open the pages of Nina Sadowsky's debut novel Just Fall for the first time and for hours I couldn't put it down. Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to interviewing Nina Sadowsky regarding her experiences writing Just Fall. If you'd like to read my book review over Just Fall you… Continue reading Interview with Nina Sadowsky Author of Psychological Thriller/Romance”Just Fall”
What is World-Building and Why Do I Need It? In the worlds of speculative fiction (fantasy, sci-fi, etc) we hear this term a lot, but what exactly is World-building? To put it simply, world-building it building a structure or framework for society, culture, and environment that feels real. Even if your genre is dealing with… Continue reading World-building 101: Skills for Writing Worlds Your Readers Will Remember
Murder, missing children, and a mystery of hidden pasts, Nina Sadowsky's debut novel Just Fall will leave you breathless and asking for more.
What does it mean to be a literary citizen?