by Christina Delay
How do we keep moving forward when life decides to TP our plans? In other words, how do we keep going when we hit creative burnout?
In a season that my daughter likes to call “candy-tastic,” it may feel like we must throw candy around like everything’s peachy, but inside we’re dealing with the mother of all cavities.… Read the post
A couple of weeks ago, I filmed a video interview with my six-year-old daughter on one of the elements of creativity: play.
She’s kind of an expert on play. Most kids are, but she had some really fantastic and insightful points about how adults need to relearn how to play.… Read the post
I recently finaled in the Kiss of Death’s Daphne du Maurier contest in the Mainstream category. I’ve gotta be honest, it’s been a while since I had a win. It felt good. It FEELS good. Real good. I’ve wanted to final in this contest for years, so yes, when I got the news, I may have done the laughing-crying thing.… Read the post
Have you noticed the “lean-in” effect when you talk about writing to a muggle? Or how muggles and other writers smile when you explain your story idea, hands waving all over as you describe a new world, new characters, and what tickled your interest with the story in the first place?… Read the post
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
Seven years ago, I won my first NaNoWriMo.… Read the post