Writing has always been a solitary activity, but being a writer in isolation has presented many new challenges. The world is a different place than it was when I published my last blog post a month ago. People are getting sick, many have died, and the rest of us are living vastly different lives in an effort to stop the spread of this pandemic. Children are learning from home, many adults lucky enough to still be in work have had to set up home offices, and routines have drastically changed as family units attempt to juggle competing priorities. In my last blog post, Confessions of an Unproductive Writer, I explored my…
Libby M Iriks shares details about her current work-in-progress and how she took the seed of an idea from blank page to complete first draft in only nineteen days.