Sixteen going on seventeen

So I turned sixteen. What. It’s kind of weird, because sixteen was the age in books and movies where characters had boyfriends and cars and were Practically Grown Up™. They seemed SO OLD to Zane-a-long-time-ago. I mean, that’s Liesl’s age. In The Sound of Music. (LEISL!!!) AND I’M SIXTEEN NOW. (As of last Wednesday.) Help. […]

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2018: QUARTERLY RECAP #1

Last year when I started blogging, I hated doing monthly recaps, but I did them because everyone else did them*.Toward the middle of the year I decided, what’s the point? If I hated it, why do it? *um… NOT A GOOD REASON. So at the beginning of 2018, I decided I’d do quarterly recaps, one […]

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to the artist: just begin

I know it’s hard to start.   There’s a blank page, a blinking cursor, white empty space that needs to be filled. I know there’s that pressure. You want to do it just right. You’re working towards your goals and you want to succeed this time.   Or maybe you haven’t even gotten to the […]

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2018 GOALS

I’m sorry I’m so bad at introducing my blog posts. I promise, I am the worst at blog post introductions. One year, and I STILL haven’t gotten the hang of it.   Let’s try that again.   *swoops in with dark chocolate* HAPPY SATURDAY! Can you believe it’s almost the end of January?*   *it’s […]

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2017 RECAP //

HAPPY NEW YEAR.   Let’s all just pretend that Zane isn’t running way behind on her recap post and basically EVERYTHING kay thanks   I’m sorry I’ve been gone so long. Now that I’ve submitted my novella to the Rooglewood Press contest*, I’m hoping to get back to a more… regular schedule? The final week […]

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MERRY CHRISTMAS + a guest post!

Hello folks! Can you believe that tomorrow is Christmas Eve? Goodness, I still haven’t adjusted to the fact that autumn is basically over. WHAT HAPPENED? It really is true that time speeds up as you get older.   I could write a post on recommended Christmas reading, or the true meaning of Christmas, or how […]

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If you haven’t been getting emails…

If you haven’t been getting email notifications of my posts, there’s a reason for that.   The simple answer is: technical difficulties.   The long answer is:   I stopped getting email notifications for my blog posts about a month ago, and a few times, randomly, before that. I thought maybe it was just because I […]

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camp nano update // week one

Hello all! Today I’m bring you an update on my Camp Nano progress. It’s been interesting so far, and I was lucky enough to be invited to a great cabin. I actually am making progress on my Snow White retelling, so that’s good. I’m still sworn to secrecy by my ultra-secret writing organization (if I […]

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