About Em

Reader. Struggling writer. Movie & TV junkie. Geek. Chocoholic. Loves all things small and furry.

Weekly Update

It’s been a rough start to the year with leaving my old job and starting a new one. Then finding out I was pregnant a couple of weeks after resigning. Then miscarrying two days before I would have hit week … Continue reading

Keep or Discard?

As I’m editing my novel I’m finding myself questioning how many changes I want to make. There are things that I think maybe I should change, while at the same time I’m not sure if it would make the story … Continue reading

Things We Don’t Say

This is a personal post, so if you’re only interested in reading about writing and similar things, you might want to skip this one. There are some unspoken rules in our society about things that we should and should not … Continue reading

Have I lost it?

A big worry of mine is if I’ve simply lost the touch when it comes to writing. I used to love it – I still do, I just never really seem to get around to doing it any more! Did … Continue reading

Gifts for the Bookish Writer

I know it’s been a long time since Christmas, but I wanted to share some of the lovely gifts I got that were perfect for me as a book lover and writer. Naturally, I got other great gifts as well, … Continue reading

A White Rose (part 3)

An old story, written a very long time ago. Published for the Repository, so that I can collect all the old writing in one place. You can read Part 2 here. They rode out of town early the next morning. … Continue reading

Weekly Update

I thought I’d start making a post every Sunday on what’s been going on during the week. Maybe it will kick me into gear if I have to write down what I’ve done (or not done). New Blog Design I … Continue reading

A White Rose (part 2)

An old story, written a very long time ago. Published for the Repository, so that I can collect all the old writing in one place. You can read Part 1 here. Rain gazed at the man who was readying the … Continue reading

Scheduling Time to Write/Revise

I’m learning from my mistakes, and realizing that my original idea to write in the evenings just isn’t going to happen. In the past I lived on my own and could write whenever, but since just over a year back … Continue reading

Change is Coming

2017 is a year of change for me. It has to be, since I am determined to get back to writing and get my novel published. One of the reasons that I was unable to do pretty much anything last … Continue reading