Sometimes, I forget that writing is like life. You can have clear goals, focus on the finish line, and do the work nonstop to get there. But many times, the end is just out of reach—like the treasure keeps tauntingly moving a few steps ahead of you until you wonder: Was this a good idea […]

September 18, 2020

Chasing The Story…by Jennifer Probst

Why does it take so long to lose ten pounds and so quick to put it back on? Ah, did you think we were chatting about writing today? Nope. Not yet. Right now, I’m in the deep puzzlement stage of how it took endless, hard work to shed those stubborn winter pounds last June, and […]

March 8, 2017

Working The Writing Muscle…

  I typed the END on my twenty-eighth book yesterday. And yeah, that’s an empty wine glass in the picture. Don’t judge. It’s a short novella coming out for the Christmas holiday. This was a tough writing year. I wrote two big books back to back, finished a novella to wrap up the Searching for […]

August 12, 2016

Typing The End and What Writers Do Next…

  I’m a reality television whore. I don’t even care I’m telling you either. Yes, I’m highly educated. A feminist. An artist. But there’s just something about reality television that allows my consistently churning mind to turn off for a little bit, kick back with a glass of wine, and RELAX. It’s candy coated, sugary, […]

May 10, 2016

What I Learned As A Writer Watching Project Runway…

Did my headline get your attention? I hope so, peeps. I wanted to pop into my blog and touch base with the world out there – hopefully many of my loyal readers and writers who occasionally stop by to read a post of mine. First off, Happy Spring! I have been holed up in the […]

March 17, 2016

The Number One Lesson for Writers…