What I’m Into: Belated April Edition

Posted on: May 4th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 7 Comments

I’ve been running full steam ahead for the last five weeks or so. Between co-hosting InfoBoMo, keeping up with my writing and editing clients, and skipping out on work to read in the sunshine, it’s been a jam-packed month. I won’t have a chance to really slow down until June, but I thought I’d take […]

Continue Reading...

Reading for Writers

Posted on: May 2nd, 2015 by Ashley Brooks No Comments

I’ve got a huge stash of writerly goodness that I’ve been saving up for a whole month! Grab a mug of something delicious and settle in for some practical weekend reading. I learned about this site at the AWP Conference. If you submit your creative writing to literary magazines or contests, it’s a total game […]

Continue Reading...

You Are More Than a Blogger

Posted on: April 30th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks 2 Comments

We are constantly surrounded by an onslaught of information, which leads to the need to categorize. Our lives feel so much more controlled when we can label things, place them in sturdy little boxes, and put them on the shelf where they belong. We label craft supplies, Christmas decorations, emails, file cabinets . . . […]

Continue Reading...

How’s Your Perspective?

Posted on: April 27th, 2015 by Ashley Brooks No Comments

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine sent me the link to the blog of a girl we’d gone to high school with. I hadn’t realized she was a blogger, so I was excited to peruse her site and see what she’d been up to in the fast few years. I started with her […]

Continue Reading...

11 Signs You’re Ready to Write a Book

Posted on: April 22nd, 2015 by Ashley Brooks No Comments

This post is for the procrastinators, the I’d-love-to-somday-ers, the maybe-later-ers. You know you want to write a book . . . just not right now. Oh, there are a million and one reasons why now is a horrible time for you to bring your book to life. You have school, or kids, or an energy-sucking […]

Continue Reading...