How fast can you write to keep to a deadline?

“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. ” Douglas Adams We all hate deadlines, right? Well, aside from Douglas Adams, most people hate deadlines. But there are some who absolutely love them. When I began working with a new...

Turning Handwriting into Text, Part 2

Last week I told you all about my creative process and the biggest problem I have with it—turning my handwritten notes into searchable text. This week I’m going to tell you about the different apps I’ve tried to do this. Trello: Trello is a great app for project...

Turning Handwriting into Text, Part 1

I have what seems to be a never-ending quest. I love to write by hand. I do my best thinking when I do so. I’m at my most creative. I create my characters, write the story of how they received their wound, describe their goals and motivations, go into detail...

Kindle Scribe: Review

I bought myself a new toy and it is so much fun! I’ve been thinking for the past few years about buying a Remarkable 2 tablet. It’s an e-ink electronic writing tablet and it’s gotten really good reviews. It’s been recommended by David Gaughran...

Getting Out of My Own Head

I’m a Taurus. If you believe in astrology that’s going to explain everything I’m about to write very succinctly. I have a great deal of trouble letting go of things that happen. I go over them again and again in my head. Sometimes it’s a good thing, but more often...

Getting Through Writing Anxiety

I am not a very self-confident person. I suffer from imposter syndrome and have forever. The more I do, the more I suffer. When I was merely a writer and mom, I worried that I was failing at both. When self-publishing became a Thing, I added formatting to my business...