A Year Later

So, I absolutely have not posted on here in ages. That being said, I do want to start posting on here again, especially with a few new pieces coming out soon – or just having come out – and the fact that I’m leaving tomorrow for Nashville and the Writing Cross-Culturally Workshop. What have I […]

January Round Up

So, January was an up and down month for me. Had some very difficult personal stuff go down, plus a lot of job-related stress. With all that happening, I’m impressed I got even the little I wrote finished. I submitted to four things in January, and in doing so definitely tried out some new things. […]

Reading Goals for the New Year

Last year, I read more books than I have in the two previous years combined. Part of it was finally feeling comfortable with reading again, which has been a bit of a struggle since my head injury But another part of it was that I only read what I wanted to read. No ‘oh, I […]

When In Doubt, Read

This is something I always forget. I get so bogged down in the idea that I should be writing, waste my time staring down a blank page that I know I’m supposed to fill with something, feeling the guilt well up as the clock ticks away. I pick up something new (Room, 39.4, if you were curious) and […]

100 Rejections Challenge

As we move into the new year, I’m taking on the 100 Rejections in a Year challenge, which I’m really excited about! There’s one thing I submitted to that I’m still waiting to hear back on, which will probably be rejection #1. I’ll probably keep up a little tally of where I stand, but regardless […]

Hello, 2017

A new year, a new blog. So, who am I? My name is Ziggy, and I’m a writer in Vancouver, BC. I write mostly stuff that falls under the Young Adult umbrella, often stuff with a fantasy feel, although one of my goals for the year is to get more comfortable with scifi and space […]