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…

A Star is Born is the best movie of the year. In my opinion, of course. Besides the acting and the music, there were themes that resonated with me as a creative artist. The most moving was the speech Sam Elliot gave to Lady GaGa when he was speaking about music. Here it is -give […]

October 17, 2018

A Writer’s Perspective on Story…

I was driving home from dinner with my boys and peeked in the rear-view mirror. My youngest had rested his head in my older son’s lap. My older son was looking down at him with a tender expression, stroking his hair. The evidence of brotherly love was carved into my son’s features, and I felt […]

August 16, 2018

A Writer’s Truth…

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