It's been a long time since I've entered anything I've written into a writing contest, but I submitted a short story "Lady Beatrice's Ball" to the Insecure Writer's Support Group Anthology Contest today.For the past few years, the IWSG has run an anthology contest, where stories are submitted and short-listed and the winners are published … Continue reading A Contest Submission
I am a pretty deep Hamilfan, y'know? I saw Hamilton in 2015 (still bragging), I watched the PBS Hamilton documentary twice, I'm currently reading the annotated Hamilton: The Revolution book on my Phone's Kindle app.My nieces have recently gotten into Hamilton, but not because of me. Niece #1, aged 10, got to see Hamilton on … Continue reading Dueling, Or: Men Are Stupid
Oh. Em. Gee.An update on, like, actual writing projects? Whut? Now, admittedly, 2018 has not been my most prolific writing year. Working two jobs for most of the year and being in the midst of a career change is not conducive to a ton of time or inspiration.Short Stories:So far this year, I have completed … Continue reading An Update On My Writing Projects
Welcome to October's Insecure Writer's Support Group. We post our writerly insecurities to the world every first Wednesday of the month. Check out the group here.This month's IWSG question:How do major life events affect your writing? Has writing ever helped you through something?To generalize--writing has helped me through some really dark times. I've written to … Continue reading IWSG: October
As a quick refresher, when I blogged about my Ancestry DNA results, they were originally:This week, Ancestry sent me an email and a refined result. Those were:I hadn't gotten my 23andme results on Saturday, when the Ancestry update came through, but they were ready on Sunday!Now, to be clear, I have been raised and identify … Continue reading 23andme results!