The last few weeks have been chaotic. In the span of three weeks I moved back home from the Arctic, published my third book, bought a new house, began the process of selling our apartment, went away for a weekend to volunteer at a sports event, and spent another emptying our flat in an attempt... Continue Reading →
Lately I've been lost. The last week or two, I've felt like I had no idea what I'm doing with myself. Not just with writing, but with everything I'm trying to do. Work has been unfulfilling, my training felt like it was at a standstill, and my creative endeavors felt pointless. Life's as a whole... Continue Reading →
We've all heard the saying 'when one door closes another one opens', but does that mean that if you open a door, you're shutting one behind you? I'll stop talking in riddles - and explain that I'm talking about myself. I find myself at a kind of crossroads professionally, where if I go one way,... Continue Reading →
Finishing a Book & Not Knowing What To Do With Yourself
Ever read a book and felt a wave of sadness wash over you as you realize it's over and you can never relive that adventure in quite the same way again? Apparently that happens when you write books too. I just finished a novel I started in November. It was supposed to be last years... Continue Reading →
Everything Is Going Great – And That Scares Me
It's when you're at your highest that you have the farthest to fall. I'm not good at recognizing wins or celebrating my victories—a fact I've been trying to make myself more aware of over the years, so I can rectify it. In fact, I've written about it here on my blog several times. Losses seem... Continue Reading →
Celebrate Your Victories, Hard!
How come wins don't last as long as losses?
Life Gets In The Way – But That’s Fine
Life gets in the way sometimes - but that's okay
How To Write About The Arctic – What It’s Like To Live In a Dark, Cold, and Terrifying Place
I've lived two years in the Arctic - Here's what I learned!
Keeping Track of Your Writing
Do you know how much you wrote last year? Should you? Let me tell you about the data and stats I collect for my different stories - and how I keep track of it all!
Consistency is Key – Why Writing Every Day is Awesome
A couple of reasons for why you should try writing every day