Tag: Confessions of a Wanna Be Author

Is 28 Too Old to Be a Debut Author?

Is 28 Too Old to Be a Debut Author?

For the last few years, I have struggled with the idea that my ship has sailed, metaphorically speaking.  Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve wanted to write books.  I’ve written enough stories that I have my own little shelf with first draft mockups and I’ve got a grand list of other ideas.  I never stop writing, not completely.  And yet, only two of my manuscripts have made it to Draft Two.  I’ve been out of high school for ten years and I’m getting a bit fuzzy on what I remember from my Creative Writing classes at the undergraduate […]

Posted January 11, 2018 in Writing // 19 Comments //
Alice in Wonderland – An Explanation.

Alice in Wonderland – An Explanation.

 Growing up, I hated the Alice franchise. I though the Disney movie was weird and boring and entirely too colorful. My mom had an illustrated Alice book that I rather liked, though, and it was that book that kept Alice in the back of my mind. For years. Fast forward. I didn’t read (I’m talking read here, not look at pictures) Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland until sophomore year of college. I started writing a story, spontaneously, called Absolutely Mad and knowing my childhood reluctance against the franchise, I figured it would be a good time to pip into the children’s […]

Posted March 9, 2012 in Thoughts // 3 Comments //