(Who Needs Conestoga Wagons?) Traveling by Lawn Mower & #Goals

Yesterday I was cutting grass with Chadwin (who happens to be my lawn mower in case y'all didn't know) when once again the¬†perfect book idea came to me. And I say "once again" like that because this book idea is a recurring theme that strikes me as being brilliant whenever I'm cutting grass. You ready … Continue reading (Who Needs Conestoga Wagons?) Traveling by Lawn Mower & #Goals

Re-Building Kios’ Storyworld (Part 1: What I’m starting with)

When I open up Pinterest on my computer and click on the search¬†bar, my lovely previous searches come up "world building"and "writing prompts" and "exotic places" and "writing tips." Because, as it so happens, I'm a writer. And, as it so happens, Pinterest is a really great place to learn and plot and be inspired. … Continue reading Re-Building Kios’ Storyworld (Part 1: What I’m starting with)

The Swiss Alps, Spies, and Brainstorming Thoughts

Brainstorming is one of those writerly activities that I generally use as a treat for myself. It's fun, rewarding, and full of possibilities, but it's also work that seriously needs done in my writerly life. Often times I'll brainstorm for a few minutes here or there when I need a break from another writing activity … Continue reading The Swiss Alps, Spies, and Brainstorming Thoughts