Author Archives: Heather

Insanity/editing

Here’s one you’ve probably heard a million times: The definition of “insanity” is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. That’s obviously not the definition of insanity, but it certainly sounds nuts. Is it really, though? I mean, sure, if you keep approaching a problem from the same angle over and over again, you’re

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All ur lanes are belong 2 me.

I’m terrible with social media, because I have a hard time remembering to do anything with social media. When I do remember (or I’m reminded), it’s never, “Oh, I have a cool thing to post,” it’s, “Crap, I haven’t posted in a while, I should post something.” At that point, it just feels forced. I hate writing anything that feels

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Quick update

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve written anything here, but I have a good excuse. I’ve been pushing hard to get the last (please please please let it be the last) cover-to-cover editing pass finished – and it’s done! I sent it off for further review, and now… again… I wait. The ending of the book was significantly restructured,

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Do the thing.

The only way to do something scary is to just… you know, just do it. Profound, right? (sarcasm alert) But it’s true, even if it’s usually only half the story. Getting over that first hurdle doesn’t mean that the path will be all bubblegum and roses afterward. It’d be nice if having the courage to try something guaranteed success, but

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Don’t fall over.

This is a story about being stupid. Really, it’s about starting something new and getting so involved that you forget about the little things. Like sleeping. And eating. And maybe showers. Starting a new project is fun and exciting and scary and you never really know how it’s going to turn out. Sometimes, you start down the path and realize

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The good stuff is out there.

The number of unsolicited emails that I get is unbelievable. Except it’s not unbelievable. Not really. Which is sad. “Quit whining, just delete them!” Yeah, because passive acceptance is so totally my thing. (/sarcasm) Also, passive acceptance of shit things is what allows shit things to keep happening. On many, many levels. I received an email with something like this

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