Self-Portraits

I have started writing prose regularly (check my Instagram account @cmcoxwrites to read it). I write more than I’ve published, and I’ve found that a lot of my recent writing has featured myself as the subject. Many self-portraits. Many new descriptions. I think this is because of how much I have changed in the last…

Not Just a Genre 

Lately I’ve noticed a shift in the way I think of myself as a writer. For a long time, I thought of myself as a writer of many interests. I wrote poetry, prose, short stories, science fiction, non-fiction, fiction, fantasy, and a novel. Then I found out that this isn’t normal. According to everyone I…

Flooded With Potential

Last week, Stephen and I completed our first European house sit. It was a lovely family with a well-mannered dalmatian that we took for walks in a beautiful park. We unpacked our bags for the first time in weeks, showered regularly, washed all of our clothes, ate 3 hot meals a day, rested our feet,…

The Greenhouse Effect

Today marks exactly 4 months that I’ve been a homeless, nomadic backpacker. I have been in England for 3 1/2 weeks. In this time, I have journaled every day, worked on bits of story, and before we got to England I published my newest rider in ‘The Empyrean Series’, ‘Inteneration‘. This week, for the first…

Stepping Up and In

Hello from England! I am so happy to be writing to you from here. I have always had such romantic notions of this part of the world. England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland – it all seems utterly magical to me. I grew up reading about Great Britain, mostly England. I have been fascinated with…