I cannot believe another year has passed by. With Thanksgiving behind, and Christmas barreling up, it’s hard not to compare this December to last year. It was right after I lost my father, and I had begun to down spiral. I had two huge books due that I needed to start writing, and I’d become […]

December 4, 2018

Not Writing…by Jennifer Probst

I’ve been deep in the cave. I had to finish a book due, and this story ended up surprising me, so when I thought I was finished, my characters decided they weren’t ready to go, forcing me to write another 20K in three days so they’d finally go away. They did. I typed the End. […]

November 7, 2018

The Top 5 Reasons You Should Be Doing NANOWRIMO Right Now…

My son wore Spiderman pajamas to school. They had wings. They were way too small on him and hit about mid-calf. They were similar to footie pajamas since they were one piece, but without the actual feet. He’s in middle school. Not elementary. Yeah. See, when he informed me of his plan to wear them […]

October 4, 2018

All About Character…

Writing I mean. Other stuff, too, but we’ll talk about writing but first we’ll start with hiking. Stay with me. If anyone knows me at all, they know I despise exercise. When I was much younger, I fell in love with yoga and dreamed of teaching one day in my own studio. For almost a […]

September 7, 2018

Yeah, It’s Hard…

I wanted to do one of those professional writing blog posts again, but since it’s my space, I’m going to discuss some other things that have been percolating in my mind lately. Like, the Easter Bunny. Yep, we’re past Easter and the coma of chocolate bunnies we’ve all climbed out of. But this Easter was […]

April 19, 2018

The Loss of Innocence–In Life and the Book World…by Jennifer Probst