Using Grammarly: Disrespectful or Helpful?

I’ve heard writers slam the idea of having an online tool edit their manuscripts. How it ‘soils the art’ or something along that line. How they would rather use their own eyes and hands to clean out errors than allow online tools cheapen their labor. Hehe. When I first saw a conversation on this, I…

Packaging A Critique

Giving a critique can be a tricky affair. Especially when the manuscript is at a very early stage. It’s even trickier when you both are working together for the first time. Why? Because how you package your feedback can make or break or bend your relationship. Now, you owe your critique partner honesty because you…

My Christmas Playlist

I’m such a GINORMOUS Christmas lover. The movies, the sweaters, the CAROLS!, the cookies, the mood—ugh my entire heart. I love everything about the holidays. Last year, I hadn’t whipped out my full Christmas spirit because I was super focus on the feedback from the editor I’d submitted my book to. My family really felt…

2022 Wish

Happy New Year’s Eve! If this post reads as if I’d just sprung it up on the spot, well that’s precisely what I did. It’s the last day of 2021! I hadn’t intended to post until 2022, but a lightbulb sparked in my brain and I couldn’t resist. I honestly can’t say I’m very excited…