Kelly Lynn Colby Blog

New Year’s Reset

One more year, one more reset. I love resets. I’m one of those crazy people who LOVE Mondays, because it’s the beginning of the week and a new chance for me to fix the...

Four Helpful Writing Podcasts

In my recent position as chauffeur to my teenage children, I find myself in the car a lot. I can’t write or edit while driving. (Yes, I know, there are many authors who can...

Dreams as Motivation

I’m watching My Lottery Dream Home when I should be writing. That’s the problem with being self-employed. You ALWAYS feel like you should be working. But that’s a whole other blog post. While watching...

NaNoWriMo 2018 and Writing Sprints

I love National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It’s a month dedicated to writing 50,000 words, which means an average of 1667 words a day. I have never “won” NaNoWriMo. In other words, I have...

THE 2018 TRULY EPIC FANTASY BUNDLE

If you haven’t heard of Story Bundle, you’re missing out. They routinely offer bundles of books in various genres at unbeatable prices. There is a minimum, but otherwise, you pay what you think the...

2018 Dragon Con Writers Meet Up

Come one, come all to our third annual Dragon Con Writers Meet Up. Who: All writers and those who are writer adjacent (cough, my husband, cough, and any other family or friends who understand...

Girl Scouts: Courageous and Strong

We just wrapped up another successful Northampton Day Camp. My volunteerism has come full circle. I started twelve years ago as a daisy unit leader, moved on to co-director and program, progressed to director...

Critique Group Bliss

I have found it. After a couple years of searching and trying different groups, both virtually and in person, I have finally found Critique Group Bliss. I am writing this blog as hope for...

Comicpalooza: Much to Offer Writers

It’s time! Comicpalooza is this Memorial Day weekend. Along with the awesome cosplay and famous guests, this event holds a myriad of opportunities for writers. Booths 1. New readers Thousands of people attend Comicpalooza...