For those of you who have been participating in NaNoWriMo this year, you’ve already seen this. It’s one of the weekly pep talks that appeared in your inbox automatically. For everyone else, you are going to want to read this. It contains some invaluable advice from an author who has seen both sides of the … More A Pep Talk from Francesca Lia Block for NaNoWriMo
I started this month with a plan; a plan to write a NEW and exciting novel! Yes! I am participating in NaNoWriMo again this year–and I am NOT going rebel again! I’m writing something NEW! That plan did NOT include dislocating my shoulder–or all of the difficulties that go along with barely being able to use my … More NaNoWriMo 2017!
One of the most difficult parts of writing a book like Life After E.L.E. is deciding who lives and who dies… As a reader, I can remember being so angry over seeing some of my absolute favorite characters being “killed off” by the author. However, as an author, I have realized that – though the story is mine … More Who will survive? |The Life and Death of a character | Life After E.L.E. [Book 1: The Frozen World]
Invite your friends! Spread the word. These giveaways are too amazing to miss! Yes, I will admit… I am more than a little nervous – but, at least there are 13 other authors (12 other guests and DJ herself) who will also be participating. So it’s a nice way to break in to … More New territory for me… my first party as a GUEST AUTHOR!
TIME FOR THE BIG REVEAL! My dear friends at S&G Publishing have given me the green light and so I am announcing my big news! I will shortly be a PUBLISHED author! DRUMROLL PLEASE…….. ANNOUNCING! A RELUCTANT ASSASSIN Part 1 of the Order of the MoonStone series A Country . . . … More Camp NaNoWriMo 2015 | Day 15… BIG NEWS REVEALED TODAY!!!
Are you writing? How is your first week of Camp NaNoWriMo going? I’m writing… A LOT! And I’m SOOOO excited! My NEW and SUPER (SHH!) SECRET project is off to a GREAT start! I am definitely considering telling you more about it SOON! Who else is having a successful month so far? Have … More Camp NaNoWriMo 2015 | Day 5…
It has begun! Camp NaNoWriMo started TODAY! So… I’m writing. If you read my post yesterday, you’ll know I’m using the April Camp NaNoWriMo to work on a NEW (SHH!) SECRET project! I may even reveal more about it during the month… I am not one those who only write during NaNo. I write year-round. … More Camp NaNoWriMo 2015 | Day 1…
Well, it’s that time again… TIME FOR Camp NaNoWriMo! (The banner below is linked too) OK, campers – let’s get writing! I will be using April to work on a NEW (SHH!) SECRET project! I may even reveal more about it during the month… I plan to blog often about my journey because this project … More It’s that time again… Camp NaNoWriMo 2015!
Now… if you have a sense of humor that is at all like mine, you read this cartoon and laughed for about five minutes…then cried because it’s really NOT funny when you are a writer experiencing “Writer’s Block”. And I spent a great deal of time arguing with myself about Writer’s Block. Is it really a … More How do you deal with Writer’s Block?
I have already discovered that this year is going to be very different than last year. When I participated last year in NaNoWriMo, I was so focused on getting my daily word count, I was not even a little bit tempted to edit as I went. Not true this year… it has been a constant … More I may have missed posting the first day but I didn’t miss writing…