You’re Allowed to Suck
Say it with me everyone: It’s okay for the first draft to suck. Continue reading
Panic! At the NaNo
I’m back! Not that… anyone noticed I was gone, but I’m back! A mini-staycation from the day job was spent largely in bed or doing some much needed deep cleaning of the homestead. I did get some writing done, but blogging was not on my schedule. In the future I’ll try and announce programming interruptions… Continue reading
Making Time To Read
Today’s is a short one, kids, because, very simply I don’t have much to say. In fact, I’m hoping to learn. With NaNoWriMo approaching and time management on everyone’s mind, allow me to ask a genuine question. How do you make time to read? It’s been said many times that being well read in the… Continue reading
Shelving Your Opus
Time to put that story idea, the one that had consumed me yet failed to get written for seven years, on the shelf. Continue reading
Since I’ve talked a lot so far about my fears and failures as it comes to writing, I thought I would, for once, highlight a part of my creative process that actually does work for me. And that is writing longhand. It’s such a writer-ly thing, isn’t it? To have piles and piles of notebooks… Continue reading
Labor of Love aka Writing is Hard
Preptober is officially underway! And with it — the inevitable crushing fear of complete failure! Okay, maybe that’s just me. I have been diligently working on my outline for this year’s project, Bordertowns. I crossed what I think is the midway point of the story last week, and when I did I came to a couple… Continue reading
Kerry Share’s love for writing started, as it so often does, as a love of reading at an early age. At age 11 she wrote her first short story, a Harry Potter knockoff of dubious quality, and her love for creative expression was born. Throughout her teen years she continued to foster that passion through derivative work, and at 23 she turned her eye to original fiction.
Now in her thirties, having taken a break from creative endeavors to cope with an ever changing life and landscape, she is determined to make her dream of a writing career reality.