I did not understand the true meaning of agony until I went on submission.
Author Archive | JJ
These days I feel like a lot like the Velveteen Rabbit.
Sometimes, waking up before dawn can be pretty awesome.
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.