On Writing, Uncategorized

Do you have thick skin?

Here's a little secret about me: When I was young, I wanted to be an actress! No lie. I got bitten with 'the bug' around age 11 and even went to a theater arts performing high school to prepare. And then I became a senior and was about to graduate and had to decide if… Continue reading Do you have thick skin?

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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!

On Writing, Uncategorized

New ideas and why they cause so much frustration

I've got an idea! Another idea for a story. Yes this, in addition to the Christian Pararomance novel I'm attempting to bring to the final stages of editing, as we speak. And in addition to the spin off idea I had for that same novel. And in addition to the 3 book dystopian series that… Continue reading New ideas and why they cause so much frustration

On Writing, Uncategorized

The benefits of stepping back…

So, it never ceases to amaze me how a little time away from my writing, can make a world of difference. Each time I step away from a manuscript, I always - always - come back with better ideas, and insight I just didn't have before. Time and again, I grow frustrated with a work,… Continue reading The benefits of stepping back…

On Writing, Uncategorized

What are your writing New Year’s Resolutions?

New Year's Resolutions. We all make them. We all break them.  But, with a little forethought and proper planning, it is possible to aspire to a resolution that you can embrace. Let's be honest, the main reason people give up on their New Years Resolutions is because they've made their goals too grand - unattainable… Continue reading What are your writing New Year’s Resolutions?

On Writing, Uncategorized

The Inspired Writer

Recently I read a post by another blogger who posed the question to other writers, Are you currently in a writing mode? It was an interesting question, one I hadn't considered recently, as I've been caught up with things of life. My writing has always gone in waves, some months much more productive than others.… Continue reading The Inspired Writer