Inspiration · It's a Writer's Life · Uncategorized

Sometimes, This Career Sucks. [5-year update]

Part of the fun of returning to this website– and going through my old blog posts– is seeing how much has changed over the last five years. And how much hasn’t. Exactly five years ago today, I wrote about writing as a career in “It’s a Horrible Career. No, Really.” Much of this post rings true…… Continue reading Sometimes, This Career Sucks. [5-year update]

30 Days · Inspiration · It's a Writer's Life

Being an Indie Author Means…

Here’s a conversation that took place this morning about the new book I’m working on… Me: I’m just nervous about writing Holly correctly Adrianne: Don’t. Write the story you want to write Me: I know, I know. Adrianne: Being an indie means you don’t have to conform and if the story is in you to tell it,… Continue… Continue reading Being an Indie Author Means…

Irreverent · It's a Writer's Life · Nail Polish

A New Perspective -or- a Long-Winded, Could-Have-Been-Shorter Post about Publishing -or- I Want My Tiara, Damn It!

We’ve all been there, right? Those days where you just feel like it’s never going to happen. “It” could be losing that extra five pounds, getting that great job (or any job for those of us currently unemployed.) And for some of us, the elusive “it” is getting published… which brings us to a number…… Continue reading A New Perspective -or- a Long-Winded, Could-Have-Been-Shorter Post about Publishing -or- I Want My Tiara, Damn It!

Anomaly · It's a Writer's Life · New Orleans · Writing

Winning, Failing, Editing, and #PitchWars

So, NanoWriMo, anyone? Well, I won. Yay! I did so the afternoon of the final day. It was an amazing feeling. After all of the hard work I’ve done this past year on this MS, to finally be able to complete it for Nano was a big deal. Since I went into Nano with it…… Continue reading Winning, Failing, Editing, and #PitchWars