And last but certainly not least our final character for the week. Captain Garrett Catheridge, whom I left until the end for a reason. He is not really a main character, but he does have some kind of impact on almost every other character in the book, especially our protagonist. He stopped outside the entrance… Read More Garrett
I finally decided to start a twitter account yesterday. I’m 46 years old and I’ve made my first tweet. I will admit I was apprehensive about doing this, even though there are so many articles for authors that will tell you how important it is. I’m sure I’m not the only one who thinks, ‘what… Read More I Tweet, Therefore I Am
There are a good many writers out there that are adjective happy. Snow…cold snow…bitterly cold snow. How many ways to make a noun sound more exciting. Hi, I’m E.J. And I’m an adverb-a-aholic. I seem to think every action needs a descriptor. ‘Just’ seems to be my favorite. I took it out of my first… Read More Adverb-a-holic
We are about halfway into the story, so I thought it was time to share another scene with you. Main characters are always running into obstacles, it’s what we do to them, but when that obstacle is a fear the we force our characters to grow. Keep in mind, this is first draft work. Rika… Read More Chapter 11
What kind of word is that you ask? For those not in the know, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. I do not officially participate myself as I am a believer in writing quality story when your muse is cooperating. I do not discount the program though and would encourage anyone with a… Read More NaNoWriMo
I don’t think anything is as exhilarating as knowing someone read AND enjoyed your book. The story you so lovingly dumped your heart and soul and time into, and someone liked it. Thank you for the kind and intelligent review.
I have been absent for some time now. I wish I could assure you that I have been writing in all that time but I cannot. The disadvantage to not being a writer for a living is the rest of my life must be the focus first. Both family and my 9-5 job have been… Read More Mini Comeback
I have mentioned before that if I am not posting in my blog, it is because I have been writing instead. When I am on a roll with a storyline I like to keep it going as much as possible. Well, here is the fruit of my labor. 20,000 words in 34 days. That’s an… Read More Break Time