• Awards,  Writing World

    Over-Confident Man, a Superhero + Blogging Awards

    Confidence is hard. Not just in writing. In everything. But especially, it seems, with artistic pursuits. I have these moments sometimes where I’m almost over-confident in my stories and my abilities. I know I’m a good writer. Sometimes I even think I’m really good. When I’m reading a story I wrote and I’m so excited that I’m crying and laughing, I might even call myself a creative genius. But most of the time I think even being really good isn’t good enough. That I somehow have to posses something even greater, something I don’t have. Something I can’t get through hard work. I guess it’s just that “it” factor. The same…

  • Awards,  Query Letter,  Writing Journey

    I’d Like To Thank The Academy…

    I’m bringing you this extra special blog post because July is full (yes, I’m crazy) and blogger & writer Elise Fallson has bestowed upon me the Very Inspiring Blogger Award seen here: I’d like to thank Elise for my very first blog award, and if you haven’t been to her blog, I encourage you to check it out. Elise is awesome. 🙂 The Rules: 1* Display the award on your blog (check) 2* Link back to the person who gave you the award (check) 3* Share 7 things about yourself (all righty) 4* Nominate 15 other bloggers for the award and link back to them (Elise only nominated one person…