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
Once again there has been a little lapse in my posting. Let me assure you that if I am not posting, I am writing, and book 2 is coming along at a good pace. Second, no, this is not a post on the excuses writers make to not write. Instead this is a post on… Read More Writing Excuses
Research is obviously an important part of writing. There is no doubt that any nonfiction work requires research, but a good fiction author should do so as well. Now the research I want to talk about isn’t the obvious kind. Not the sort of research to be sure what year Mustang the 427 cobra-jet engine… Read More Research
I thought I would share my most recent scene with you. My slightly off elf. It’s a short scene but I think it gives us a lot of insight into her. Did you even brush your hair today Laia? And where are you shoes?” “Shoes are overrated. You cannot feel the colors with shoes… Read More Writing Crazy