Pen And Paper

There's a certain romanticism in writing things out by hand. It can conjure up images of sparks of brilliance only just contained by ink by a writer hunched over a cafe table sipping a cappuccino in Paris ... et.cet et. cet. In reality, I find it to be frustrating and unwieldy -- at least when [...]

Writing Group: February Prompt

If you know anything about me, you know there is nothing more precious to me than the community of beautiful friends I have developed in D.C. Two of those friends help form my writing group, and I could not love it more. Mostly we drink wine and eat tater tots at Olivia's Diner, but eventually [...]

Minx

So I have been making myself write a little bit every day this week and I think it's paying off. I've been feeling pretty defeated about this book for a little bit now. Everything I write seems to need a huge effort to even get the words on the page, as if I'm pulling each [...]

#lifeofawriter

I saw this on my Tumblr feed today and it resonated: "Everyone lies about writting. They lie about how easy it is or how hard it was. They perpetuate a romantic idea that writting is some beautiful experience that takes place in an architectural room filled with leather novels and chai tea. They talk about [...]

Welcome!

Welcome to my site! I'm a health care policy editor by day, a romance writer by night and a traveller at all times of the year. I hope to post news on my book(s), trivial facts, writing inspiration and pretty photos of far-off places. I'd love to hear from you about all the things important [...]