When You Can’t Trust Your Own Memory

Photo by Josh Hild on Pexels.com Shortly before I graduated college, my friend Liz and I went for a hike outside of our town, San Marcos, Texas. There was a riverfront area popular for picnics, grilling, and hiking, but on this Spring day we decided to stray off the well-beaten (read: boring) path and see… Continue reading When You Can’t Trust Your Own Memory

On Writing: The Importance of Word Limits

Photo by Jess Bailey Designs on Pexels.com I don't know if I'm in the minority here, but I love word limits. When I'm writing based on contest or submission guidelines, my process is to write everything I want, and then go back in with the Word Limit Sieve and shake out all the excess. Then, when I've… Continue reading On Writing: The Importance of Word Limits