April 2018 Writer’s Life: Shoulder surgery means less work [#yearofwriting]

April 2018 Writer’s Life: Shoulder surgery means less work [#yearofwriting]

Please subscribe to my newsletter: Self-Care For Writers. Well, where should I start with my April blog post? Let’s see… Oh right! I had a major thing happen this month: I finally got shoulder surgery after my 15th dislocation last fall. That’s right, since I turned 18 

Why I’m glad I dislocated my shoulder for the 15th time

Why I’m glad I dislocated my shoulder for the 15th time

Please subscribe to my newsletter: Self-Care For Writers. Last October, I was taking an aerial yoga class when I dislocated my shoulder for the 15th time. Picture this: I was lying on the floor with my butt in the air and my thighs floating in one of 

How this night owl is going to attempt to become a morning lark

How this night owl is going to attempt to become a morning lark

Please subscribe to my newsletter: Self-Care For Writers. I spent a good amount of time last night researching ways to become a morning lark instead of the night owl I naturally am. And today, despite going to bed later than I planned to, I am up again 

How moving out of NYC was great for my mental health

How moving out of NYC was great for my mental health

Please subscribe to my newsletter to get writing news and updates. When I was younger and growing up in Southwest Florida, I got it in my head that I wanted to live in a big city because I was SO very bored with my life back then. 

On writers… and our middle-of-the-night insomnia

On writers… and our middle-of-the-night insomnia

Please subscribe to my newsletter to get writing news and updates. Writers all have those nights, don’t we? I know I do. It starts out innocently enough. I get up to go to the bathroom. I quickly check my phone. Then something happens in my brain… and