Once upon a time, Christine really needed a deadline. For writers that don’t have book contracts, it can be hard sometimes to stick to goals. Even when I am in the most motivated of moods, I still need a goal … Continue reading the tale of the self-imposed deadline
You know the moment when inspiration strikes? It fills you up with a rejuvenating breath of fresh air that you assume you can live on for a long time. Sometimes that’s true, but it isn’t always the case. We need to feed our muse to keep it alive. For me, it usually comes down to a secret list that I have tucked away in the back of my mind entitled, “People, Places, & Things That Inspire Me.” Some of those people, places, and things are easily achieved/found/around, while some are more rare. So what happens when you think you’re going … Continue reading Muse Food.
J.K. Rowling’s Harvard University Commencement Speech has been turned into a book. All proceeds benefit the Lumos charity. Discovering this made my day! ….yes I bought another book. How could I resist? She’s a genius and this speech is amazing. Continue reading A Happy Discovery!
It’s incredibly interesting (and terrifying) how much can change over the course of six months. While I have no interest in talking about certain aspects, I do want to talk about the things that I’ve been incredibly thankful for. Working as a staff writer for Bleeding Cool continues to be a spectacular adventure. My pull list has grown, but in turn I have settled into a comfortable rhythm for writing articles and meeting my quota every month. My second job of working as a library assistant at the college I graduated from has been a blessing. It is so comfortable … Continue reading Two Jobs & A Poetic Spirit