Monthly Archives: May 2013

Writers’ Wisdom

This is, by far, my favorite quote about writing. The first time I read it years ago, it stopped me in my tracks. Such a simple request, so hard to actually do. Chekhov’s words haunted me; so much that I … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” Sylvia Plath NMM

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Bookworm: “Sweet Tooth”

Through some luck of the draw, I’ve spent a lot of time with pretentious people in my lifetime, from all the way from grade school to the working world. They were people smug because they had more than everyone, and … Continue reading

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Writers’ Wisdom

I’m a big fan of quotes, the more empowering the better. In my old house, I used to have a wall with tons of different quotes from writers that I’d use as inspiration to better my writing skills. In honor … Continue reading

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Village Voice editors quit to save staff: My two cents

I will always be a print girl. While I truly love digital journalism — updating websites, building up reach on social media outlets, writing blog after blog after blog — I will, unabashedly, always be a print girl deep down. … Continue reading

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125 of 365

Well, I just went to note my previous blog post down in my writing log book, and I am extremely happy to report that today was the 125th day in a row that I wrote something as part of the … Continue reading

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On the books … literally

If you’ve been a longtime reader of Ink for Blood, you might already know that I’ve had a “novel” “in the works” long before I started this site way back in 2010. If you’re new to IfB, you can check … Continue reading

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