The Writer’s Paradox

The Writer’s Paradox

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the paradox of being a writer. In any given day, we can swing from absolute euphoria and confidence in ourselves in the morning before spiraling into a pit of despair and insecurity by noon. We can look at a sentence one day and...

New Year, New Goals

At the turn of every new year, I take a look at what I’ve done in the last 365 days and figure out what I want to accomplish in the next. Sometimes, it’s a little disheartening looking back over the last twelve months. I’m ambitious in my goal-making, and I often put...

The Scriptors’ Year in Review

It’s been a busy year for the Scriptors, lots of writing and editing between all our members. Here’s what we’ve been working on all year, plus our plans for next year! What writing did you work on in 2015?    Rachel: I wrote, edited, rewrote, and reedited...

Looking Backwards and Forwards

Last Friday, I finished writing the rough draft of my second Werestory novel. So I spent the weekend watching TV, right? Nope. I spent it going over a rough draft I wrote years ago. Enough years ago that I’m not sure how many years we’re talking about. I vaguely...

On Depression and a Common Writer

When I was twelve, my family took a trip to Florida. We arrived at our hotel at night, and my sister and I begged to go swimming. The pool was closed, but the ocean was right there waiting for us…. There was just enough moonlight that our mom let us, although...