Author Archive: Kristen Lepionka

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If You’re Anxious And You Know It

If You’re Anxious And You Know It

Being a writer is nerve-wracking for everybody. Self-doubt, uncertainty, writer’s block, nerves–it all kind of comes with the territory. Right? Well, while everyone feels these things sometimes, or to some degree, a lucky group of us feels it all the time. That’s the difference between what I call lower-case anxiety (as in a commonplace feeling […]

July 6, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Planes, Trains, and Pitch Wars

Planes, Trains, and Pitch Wars

Writing a novel is a bit like planning a trip to a far-flung destination. Now, bear with me–this isn’t an article on world-building or a pretty metaphor about how writing is a journey into the imagination. It’s like planning an actual trip. You do the work–you research hotels, read the guide books, make the reservations, […]

November 25, 2016 | By | Reply More