Life is a trickster, inspiration is fickle and perfection is poison… These are the things I’ve learned in trying to achieve my dream of being a screenwriter.
I’m not entirely sure where all this time has gone. I think it’s been sucked into a vortex of disturbed nights, madcap days and juggling three too… Read more “The Highs and Lows of Finishing the First Draft”
I’m a little behind on the blog writing due to our now 18-month-old boys going through a perfect storm of double-dose teething and developmental leaps. Matt and… Read more “Why Bother Pursuing Your Dream When the World’s Falling Apart?”
After several years and a couple of false starts, I’ve finally broken the seal and started the screenplay. Egads! I’ve somehow slowly made my way through Act… Read more “What to Do When the Blank Page Unhinges You”
Anyone who’s known me long enough will tell you I’ve had a longing to write stories for some time, especially screenplays these last few years. It’s something… Read more “Why We Don’t Do What We Dream”
A belated Happy New Year, dear reader! I hope you had a lovely Christmas (if you celebrate it) and that 2017 is fabulous for you. My first… Read more “The Challenges of Mama-hood and Writing”
Write from where you are. That was what I told a small writing group struggling with writer’s block some years ago. It was borrowed wisdom from Julia… Read more “Where I am”