My Books, Uncategorized

Parties and snowflakes and books that are finished! These are a few of my favorite things!

So, I just looked and saw the date of my last post on my blog. *blush, blush* Has it really been that long? Is it any consolation that I've been using my time writing and editing? Oh yeah, and throwing birthday parties, playing in the snow and getting back into the groove of school. (Isn't… Continue reading Parties and snowflakes and books that are finished! These are a few of my favorite things!

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On Writing, Uncategorized

Less is More

So, I'm about to lend out 'Fallen Ashes' to some beta readers, to (hopefully) enter the final steps of revision. As I went back through my manuscript today, I realized I had cut almost 10,000 words with this last revision. The crazy thing is, I didn't take out any major scenes! In fact, I added… Continue reading Less is More

My Books, Uncategorized

Why I have a love/hate relationship with my writing.

So, NaNoWriMo is officially over and I'm happy to say that it was a great encouragement to get me moving on editing my upcoming novel. Yes, I know the idea was to write a new manuscript, but I've already got a pile of those sitting around 😉 The book I worked on editing was actually… Continue reading Why I have a love/hate relationship with my writing.

My Books, Uncategorized

NaNoWriMo – Day 6

Almost there! Tomorrow will be one full week into 2014 NaNoWriMo. How is it going? Have you begun writing yet? What are you writing about? Are you going in circles trying to even get started? Yeah, I've been there, too - no shame, my friends! I'm happy to say that for this NaNoWriMo, I'm well… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – Day 6

My Books, Uncategorized

Tis the season… to write!

Well, it's officially November - Time for NaNoWriMo - National Novel Writing Month! I've been back and forth on whether to actually dive in with writing a brand new novel or not, when I have others I want to edit and pursue getting published. But I finally decided it doesn't need to be an either / or… Continue reading Tis the season… to write!