My Novel Journey: Character Drafting and Plot outlining

plot noun the main events of a play, novel, movie, or similar work devised and presented by the writer as an interrelated sequence. As I journey into the mystical jungle that is novel writing, I thought I'd update you on the process and start some conversations about my methods and decision making! It's been a [...]

The Poetry Journal – Learning To Share My Writing

po·et·ry noun literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature (Dictionary.com) I would like to begin with the disclaimer that I am not claiming to be a "professional poet", I simply decided [...]

Imposter Syndrome

im·pos·tor syn·drome noun the persistent inability to believe that one's success is deserved or has been legitimately achieved as a result of one's own efforts or skills. (dictionary.com) I'm standing outside of a classroom.  I'm an English major, I tell myself, I can handle a writing class, this is what I do. But it's not [...]