Leigh Fisher

I'm from Neptune. No, not the farthest planet from the sun, but from Neptune, New Jersey. I'm a writer, poet, blogger, and an Oxford comma enthusiast.

I go by @SleeplessAuthor on Twitter and @SleeplessAuthoress on Instagram.

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5 Reasons to Bake Cookies When You Should Be Writing
7 days ago
Who out there is a terrible procrastinator when they have free time on the weekends? We’ve got work to do, freelance projects, self-imposed deadlines, and plenty of other obligations. We’re writers. I...
NaNoWriMo: The Story Thus Far
a month ago
If you’re taking part in National Novel Writing Month, you’re either celebrating the halfway point or weeping over it. You might be doing both. You’re, hopefully, somewhere close to that terrifying 25...
Using Social Media Professionally
a month ago
It’s common for prospective employers or university admissions committees to Google candidates. What they find can either be great, nonexistent, or rather bad. Keeping in contact with friends and fami...
Setting Goals as a Creative Writer
a month ago
The very existence of the word creative lends itself to flippant motivation and capricious inspiration. Like a library book, it lends itself out freely. It’s easy not to have a specific goal when you’...
A Month of Literary Insanity
a month ago
National Novel Writing Month is not for the faint of hand, but it's an incredible writing challenge. Writing a novel in thirty days is insanity. It’s pure literary madness. However, it teaches you to ...
5 Interview Blunders to Avoid
2 months ago
Experience is often one of the best ways to learn what to do and what not to do in an interview. We learn from our mistakes. However, here’s a few mistakes you can avoid making by learning from my hil...