OMG! This outlining method changed my life! So, I've been watching Kat @Kat_tastic for several years. A couple months ago she started a weekly writing vlog series showing her process while she drafted a new manuscript. During this vlog she talked a lot, and I'd heard her mention it before but didn't take much notice… Continue reading Just Writing Things – 8
Whoops! I fell off the wagon again. Sorry it's so late but it's been a hectic month already. Halloween, our son turned 14 on the first, he had a sleepover on the second to the third, after which we did a crap ton of shopping, and spent yesterday with family! So, with all of that,… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for October
I love writing but it might be the death of me. After finishing book 2 of my dragon series, I realized it was time to give book 1 a new name. That's where I'm going to start this post so I can easily reference it (SPOILER: I never reference it LOL) FROM STARS, COME DRAGONS… Continue reading If I die, my book did it. Meet my murders.
It took 3 fewer weeks than I planned and about 13K fewer words but it doesn't matter because I reached the end of my WIP! The rough draft, that is. 😉 Remember, this is really rough. There are so many placeholders. There's an entire sequence that will most likely consist of multiple scenes that is… Continue reading #WIPWednesday Writing update: Rough draft complete!
It’s the first of the month, or close enough lol Time for another writing update! Querying: From Stars, Come Dragons: One rejection. No other responses yet. It's frustrating, but I have so many other things I'm working on, I've been able to ignore my frustration. Current Novel WIPs: I'm getting myself into a lot of… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for May
It’s the first of the month, or close enough lol Time for another writing update! Querying: Things happened. Not going to go into detail today, but I am no longer going to be publishing with Fyre and Brimstone. So, I'm taking From Stars, Come Dragons back on the road! I submitted it to 2 agents… Continue reading Writing: Monthly update for April
I got quite a bit done last week! I wrote and revised my short story to be released May 15th and am waiting on feedback from my critique partner, Lindsay. That's right! I have a critique partner! Lindsay and I met via Twitter the beginning of this year. She's been super supportive and she writes… Continue reading Writing & Goals: Weekly update
If you didn't see my last post [here,] I'll give you a quick recap. Starting in May, I plan to post a short story on the fifteenth of every month! I'm excited and a little nervous about this, but I think it will be good for me. A great way to keep me moving and… Continue reading Writing & Goals: Weekly Update
Had a pretty good week. Or weekend, actually LOL I'm having difficulties carving out time to write on weekdays, due to work stress and being busy with other things, but Saturday and Sunday were great! I wrote over 3K words between them. Again, all my words were for my new WIP. Still no title. Just,… Continue reading Writing & Goals: Weekly Update
OMG! Such a great writing week! I wrote around 7K words and expect to write at least that much this week 🙂 I wrote on my new WIP. Which, so far, only has an abbreviation, TDB. In my last monthly update, I let you know it was an epic high fantasy. I've always been a… Continue reading Writing, Goals, & Question: Weekly Update – Is my WIP Epic Fantasy, High Fantasy, or both?