Cinquain. A Crapsey cinquain. Remeber it’s one of the syllabic poetry forms I mentioned in last week’s post. The Crapsey cinquain was developed by a woman named Adelaide Crapsey, an American poet. As per its name, the cinquain has five lines. The Crapsey cinquain follows a strict syllabic form: Line 1 – 2 syllables Line […]Continue reading
Video: Let’s Talk about Writing Crochet, and Creativity
Don’t you just love the frames YouTube decides to use as your video cover? that will change once I do he thumbnail and upload it, too, but until then, I’m obvioulsy in mid-word and look like I’m making a goofy face. I’m restarting my YouTube channel. Last Friday, I uploaded a reintroduction video, so here […]Continue reading
Do You Need a Writing Coach?
I’ve been talking a lot about what I’m doing as far as crochet is concerned, but let’s not forget that I’m also a writer. There are some things going on with that, too. For starters: As prevalent as written communication is with emails and blogs and social media, people still get anxious over writing. They […]Continue reading
My Writing Process
A couple days ago, I told you a bit about my editing process, so now I guess I should tell you about my writing process. This is a more difficult post to write because the process is more involved. I’m going to try to summarize it, though. I tend to go through five steps, though […]Continue reading
Am I Published?
If you’ve been on this blog any at all, you know the answer to this. The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Yes, and I have 10 books (including 2 novels and a book of poems), 3 short ebooks, and 3 short stories available under Jen Nipps (nonfiction) and Kat O’Reilly (fiction). I have another […]Continue reading
More News & List of Books
I have another update for you if you’re keeping up with the status of RealmWalker: New Beginnings. I got an email from the editor requesting the full manuscript. I had the full finished when I sent her the first three chapters a couple weeks ago, so I sent that to her today. Here is part […]Continue reading