I completed a “no editing as you go” challenge… and I was happier before

Let me start off by saying: I love challenges. They can inspire creativity, create community, increase productivity, and act as a catalyst for other positive changes. I’ve done many of them, and I typically walk away with an increased sense of purpose and clarity. At the end of December, I completed a challenge to write 30k words in 30 days without editing any of them. This time, when I hit the word count goal, I felt tired, disconnected, unmotivated… The […]

September Update

Hello everyone! I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support over the last several weeks. It’s been a wild ride getting the behemoth Kyanite Publishing engine off the ground but it’s starting to chug along and I couldn’t be prouder. In addition to moving into a new house and a new office, I’ve also been writing, editing, and talking to retailers about stocking the Kyanite Press and our upcoming titles. If you missed any of the […]

Announcing: Kyanite Publishing & New Book “What They Deserve”

I have never been more excited to sit down and write an update in my entire life. Today, July 11th, 2018, I am so proud to announce the formation of Kyanite Publishing LLC alongside my partners, B.K. Bass and Sophia LeRoux. Kyanite is an author-owned, independent publisher of speculative fiction and horror seeking to connect authors and readers like never before. We’ve each been building to this moment for what feels like our entire lives, and we are so grateful […]

10 Ways Writing Will Bolster Your Bravery

I’ve heard a lot of my friends say they’re feeling scared recently. Scared of losing their jobs, scared of saying the wrong thing, scared of never achieving their dreams. I express myself through writing and have found that I can isolate and transform my fears when I journal, write fiction, or help others through writing. Here are 10 reasons writing helps eliminate fear and bolsters bravery. I hope one or some of them can work for you. If you don’t […]