My Teen Challenges You the Writers

Last night, my kid and I were talking about my website and content ideas I’ve been having lately. He then suggested what is now becoming this post. He wanted to […]

Tobias Toebeans

I’ve become aware that some of you readers here follow me on Instagram and on Facebook. I thought I’d give a little update here. This beautiful little ginger is named […]

A letter to my 15 yr old self…

Dear Younger Self, You don’t know it yet but things are going to be getting easier. I know you’re lonely, feel like a weirdo, and feel as if nothing will […]

Attention Writers: 5 Places Paying for Poetry

You will have to go to each link and read their submission requirements fully before submitting, but these are the top websites/publications paying for poetry entries! Alban Lake Publishing Winter […]

The Most Satisfying Read…

I haven’t really gotten to sit down with a cup of tea (I have not abandoned my beloved coffee I swear)and dig deep into a book in a long time. […]

F.A.Q.s w/L. Bachman

Hopefully, this section of the site will answer many questions that I’ve been asked, re-asked, and asked even more. I don’t mind being interviewed, by all means do interview me, […]

Submissions are open for The Word

Are you in the publishing business? Are you hybrid, indie, or self-published? Do you have some advice you think might help others in the business or would like to share […]

The Word: Veronica Smith Shares

I’ve only been published since 2014. I had submitted my very first short story and didn’t know if I was good enough to make the cut. I was happily surprised […]