writing life | Jennifer Probst

    My muse loves to play games with me. In the beginning, we have a firm word count in mind. And then we begin negotiations. Muse: I don’t want to write this book. It was a mistake. Me: It’s too late now, we have to make it work. It’s only a novella. We need […]

June 23, 2020

A Day in the Life of my Muse.

Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to spend time with my writing peeps. My tribe, so to speak. I’ve had a few events back to back and began to realize how crazy I feel most of the time. Except when I’m with other writers. Then I feel completely normal. It’s a good lesson to be reminded […]

October 2, 2019

The Top Ten Signs You May be Crazy (aka a WRITER)

  I’m back. Yeah, I promised weekly blog sessions and managed to keep it up for two months, and then the book from hell hit, and I am still scrambling out of my deep cellar hole and blinking at the light, surprised that people actually LIVE out there. In the real world. Huh. Anyhoo, I […]

November 29, 2016

The Book From Hell and How to Deal With It…

  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…