National Novel Writing Month ended last week. I did not quite make the goal I set for myself but I did accomplish much. Being a discovery writer had its advantages and disadvantages. For those who aren’t sure what I’m talking about, let me explain. A lot of writers use outlines, very detailed, they go through… Read More Discovery Writing
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
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 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
I was cruising along, whipping out the ideas on my keyboard…and now I’m stuck. I am currently working on a new character that is more than a little off. Borderline crazy actually. But not the dangerous kind of crazy. The kind where you talk to inanimate objects, whisper to yourself and trust no one. The… Read More Stuck
Yesterday was a very productive day. I had a good bit of free time to spend on both writing and promotion. I finished chapter three of the new novel and I am very happy with the way Kalin is progressing. I have some very big plans for the elven brother in this story and we… Read More Productive day.