Uncategorized, Zahra

Zahra: The Book of the Dead

My writing goal for June 2017 was 50k for my zombie fantasy story. I'm excited to announce: DRAFT 1 is COMPLETE!! FINALLY!! I'm taking a break this month to work on a new WIP for CampNaNoWriMo, but look forward to diving back into revisions in August! Thanks for all your encouragement! I couldn't have done… Continue reading Zahra: The Book of the Dead

WIP, Writer, Writing, Writing Blog

“Comparison is the thief of joy” – Theodore Roosevelt

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." - Eleanor Roosevelt I love this quote. It’s one of my favorites. It’s hard not to compare yourself to others. As a writer, I struggle not to compare myself to published authors. I have to remind myself their books are finished products, while I’m still… Continue reading “Comparison is the thief of joy” – Theodore Roosevelt

Uncategorized, WINOWIP


Jesse and I thought it would be hilarious to give twitter #amwriting slackers a #nanowino game. It's a joke--an alternative to nanowrimo. Of course, anyone can participate. The Drinking WIP Game is optional, or you can substitute alcohol with a non-alcoholic beverage. If you have any suggestions, comments, or questions, please contact me! Join us on… Continue reading CAMP #WINOWIP

Writer, Writing, Writing Blog, Writing Prompt

Writing Prompt #11

Talk about your favorite pair of shoes and why you love them so much. Quick summary of what I wrote about today: I wrote in third person, about a girl who is digging through her closet for a pair of shoes to wear. She picks through a pile of toddler shoes before finding a pair… Continue reading Writing Prompt #11

Book Review, Science Fiction, Short Stories

Cursor Blink by Michael Blackbourn

My Rating: 5/5 stars Short Summary via Goodreads:  Piya Johar, a university researcher acts as AI warden, midwife, and executioner. Her role is to determine if AI trapped in the special isolated system would be a curse to humankind or its savior. She knows the risk of engaging with the AI and the university constantly… Continue reading Cursor Blink by Michael Blackbourn