Life as a Writer

Twenty-two and Published: Interview with YA Author Hope Bolinger

Some people dream their entire life about becoming a published author. Twenty-two-year-old Hope Bolinger has actually done it. Hope received a contract for her YA novel Blaze during her junior year in college. The book will be coming out June 3, 2019, only a week from now and a few weeks after she walked across… Continue reading Twenty-two and Published: Interview with YA Author Hope Bolinger

Life as a Writer

9 Things I Wish People Knew About Invisible Illnesses

“You gonna stay in bed all day?” “When was the last time you went to the gym?” “Slowpoke.” “We’ll only be standing for a few hours.” You wouldn’t say these things to someone who uses a wheelchair, someone who has an obvious disability. So why is it okay to say these things to someone with… Continue reading 9 Things I Wish People Knew About Invisible Illnesses

Life as a Writer

Should You Become a Writer?

Why do I write?  I’ve asked myself that question recently. Making it in writing is hard—some might say well-nigh impossible. Trying to build a platform is excruciating, grasping for those elusive social media followers. Then there’s the strategizing. Who should I submit to? Should I self-publish? (The answer is no, not unless you have no… Continue reading Should You Become a Writer?