Tori Amos has long been my favorite musician, the artist whose songs I keep coming back to regardless of what stage of life I happen to be in. The above quotation and photograph are from the introduction to Slam, a book of poetry by slam and spoken word artists published in 2000. Tori wrote the introduction … Continue reading Music Monday: Tori Amos
Discussion: Taming Plot Bunnies!
If you've ever been involved with NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in any capacity, you've probably heard the term "plot bunny" thrown around. And even if you haven't, you may have come across these creatures in conversation with other writers. Plot bunnies, like real bunnies, can be either troublesome pests or wonderful pets, depending on … Continue reading Discussion: Taming Plot Bunnies!
Words for the New Year
Happy 2018, fellow writers and bookworms! If you're a writer trying to break into the industry, someone along the way has probably told you to throw a website up somewhere. I've definitely been given this advice many times! But the more I thought about making an author site, the more resistant to the idea I … Continue reading Words for the New Year