Author: Kelly Colby

Habitica, a life game

I’m a collector. I don’t mean of physical things, if you saw the lack of furniture in my house, you would understand. We spend our money doing things which leaves very little to spend...

Inklings Writers Retreat Opportunity

Do you remember when I went to my first writers retreat? If not, I have conveniently linked it for you here. Great experience, but I wanted more writing time. I’ve learned since then that...

Writer, You Are Not Alone

The lone writer furiously typing on her keyboard. Her isolated existence expanded by the wide world in her imagination. The depressed, melodramatic author slumped on a bar stool. He scribbles in a notebook with...

Author Biography

I’m at the nitty gritty part of my book release. I haven’t received the edits from the developmental editor yet. (Which in and of itself is terrifying.) Meanwhile, I’m working on my biography, acknowledgements,...

Daisy Flower Garden Journey

My girls held the final Daisy journey in their 18 month plan. We held the event at Mercer Arboretum, making it the third location. One of ourĀ goals is showing the girls, and their leaders,...

The Next Step: Querying

I’m not completely new to querying. I’ve sent out my two short stories to multiple magazines as they search for a home. (Duotrope is my friend.) Neither have found one yet. Translation? I’ve been...

Mondays are Awesome…No, Really

I LOVE Mondays. Don’t hate. Hold on. Let me explain.   1. Peaceful House After having the kids running around wreaking havoc, they GO TO SCHOOL. It’s so quiet in the house, I can...