The aspiring writer and I

Before we go any further with this post, I want to make something clear: I really dislike the term “aspiring writer.” We do not aspire to write. If we have written something, we are writers. Do we really need some kind of validation of our work before we can say we are writers? I’ve spent […]

Enthusiasm wanes

Look, it’s day five! We’re all still excited about our new darlings and the paths they’re taking. Aren’t we? What if (like me) you’re secretly not as thrilled with everything as you thought you would be? What if real life already has its huge foot on your head ready to push you under the water? […]