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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Setting Goals as a Creative Writer
2 months 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
3 months 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
3 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...
6 Fall Things to Inspire Writers
3 months ago
It’s only been a few weeks since summer officially ended, but nights are getting colder. I love fall weather, but I can already feel my motivation waning a little knowing that soon I’ll be freezing as...
Surviving Professional Writing & Editing
4 months ago
If you’re preparing to launch into a career as a writer, start embracing the editing process. Because you’re going to be doing it a lot once you have a position as a writer or editor. From various day...
Tips for Introverts on Surviving Small Talk
7 months ago
Even when I genuinely enjoy conversations and interactions with my colleagues, I need time to recharge afterward. I’m an introvert and my coworkers are a mix of very different people from very differe...