The Importance of Reader’s Reviews

The Importance of Reader’s Reviews

This post originally appeared on the Tall Poppy Writers blog. Learn more about the Tall Poppy Writers, an awesome group of women writers that I’m a part of, at TallPoppies.org. “Your words are as important to an author as an author’s words are to you.” Those...
Writing Angst Overcome

Writing Angst Overcome

Alt Text: A photograph of my MacBook keyboard with the A key broken off and resting askew. For the past few weeks, I’ve had writing angst. Most writers get it. If you’ve had it, you know what I mean. Symptoms include lack of desire to write; feelings of...

The Island in Photographs

If you follow me on Instagram, then you’ll have seen a few of these photographs already. But most of these are making their debut on this photo-post. We spent a few days on the Outer Banks, a place I spent many weeks every year when I was growing up. The place...

Letter #6: On Not Writing

Alt Text: A photograph of a sculpted frog sleeping next to an alarm clock. Note to readers: This post is part of a series of letters between me and my friend and author Lauren Faulkenberry. I publish our letters here on my blog, and she also publishes our letters on...
Uncertainty

Uncertainty

Image Alt-Text: Monochrome photograph of grass stalks coated in ice crystals. Image credit: Laura Collins Britton. lcbritton.com Writing is both easy and hard. For some people, one of my children, for instance, writing can be very, very hard. One of my children has a...