In which I vlog a little about characterization in writing and what tips and tricks you might use to help you write a well-rounded character for a new channel called WriteAwayVlog.
Strange Sweet Song by Adi Rule is a beautiful, lyrical, wonderful book, and I’m not just saying so because I acquired and edited this book for St. Martin’s Griffin.
So I’m in that hellish place between drafts and waiting for revision letters, so I’ve decided to spend my time in headache-inducing pursuits, like re-designing my website. Anyway, please excuse the mess. It’s mostly updated. Mostly.
Authenticity is a concept I’ve thought about a lot since moving to North Carolina. Also, I have news. :)
Happy Halloween! A short story by yours truly for your reading pleasure.
Sometimes you just gotta suck it up and accept that things aren’t going to go according to plan.
HOUSEMATE: Where are you going? JJ: Shooting. HOUSEMATE: Guns? JJ: No, camera. I’ve embraced Southern-ness, but not that much. Yet.
What’s cooking? Well, a lot, actually. A LOT. Plus, a recipe for Roast Beef Tacos with Almond Flour Tortillas!
The shock of having a House has certainly outweighed the culture shock of moving from New York to North Carolina, or at least, it has this week.
I find it hard to hold on. Some people can’t let go, but I can’t seem to hold on.