I cannot believe it's April already! But at the same time, with everything that has happened already this year, I can't believe it's only April. This month, things are *almost* back to normal. That means I'm back up to date with my writing schedule, can focus on putting funny things on Twitter, and can make… Continue reading April Newsletter
Hello everyone and welcome to my birthday month! I have reached the grand age of twenty-nine and look forward to what the next year has in store for me. This month I am focused on the Open Novella Contest on Wattpad. Because writing four novellas in three months (and editing them so they can be… Continue reading March Newsletter
Hello February! If you've been following me for a while, you have probably noticed that my regularly scheduled posts have dropped off. I want to thank you for sticking around through the lack of posts as I dealt with a family matter. It is all concluded now so I should be back to regularly scheduled… Continue reading February Newsletter
So, to start this off, I'll admit I've been looking for some good "How to write a novel" books for a while and nothing was really sticking. I'm not sure if that's my level of interest or the books themselves or what but none of them really seemed to address my actual needs. Fast forward… Continue reading Reading About Writing – Save the Cat
Hello everyone and welcome to the first month of a new year! January's posting schedule will stay the same with blog posts on Tuesdays and Saturdays and Slow Motion Whirlwind chapters posted to wattpad every Wednesday and Friday. First and foremost, I hope you all enjoyed your holiday season and are ready to get back… Continue reading January Newsletter
I just thought I'd stop by to say I had to change the cover of Slow Motion Whirlwind. I thought I could get over the fact that they didn't look like my characters but it turns out I could not handle that. So I re-did it! What do you think?
As you might have guessed if you've ever tried it, getting anything done on your WIP during the holidays is difficult when you have kids around. I have been trying to write a chapter here or there but it is getting to the point where I have to admit defeat on this two week break… Continue reading Writing and Family Holidays
I am the first to admit that I am a huge genre hopper. It has become a little bit difficult to brand myself as an author for this very reason. A good brand for anything usually has some kind of cohesive theme to it. So a person who writes only romance novels will have an… Continue reading From Love Stories to . . . Spy Novels?
Chapter ONE: Elijah Three blocks later, and only two blocks from home, I noticed a car sitting in a snowbank. It was parked in the darkness between the light cast by the two nearest streetlights, so I had to pull up behind it to get a good look. It looked like whoever owned the car… Continue reading Excerpt: Finding her Car
This post is exactly what it sounds like! I'm going to ask my toddler to describe a movie and I'm going to transcribe his description as close to how he says it as possible, though I will adjust slightly for spelling and grammar because he's a toddler. Then, you all get to read his description… Continue reading Guess the Movie #1