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!
Writing has been going really well this week! I've been going strong on my new-old WIP (the sequel to FROM STARS, COME DRAGONS) currently titled SKIN AND SCALE. As you can see, by the name of the file in the word count target photo, I started writing this on August 28th. Exactly one month ago.… Continue reading Writing Role Call
First, I want to thank you all for supporting my first short story, Under the Amethyst Sky. It was awesome to see so many of you reading and liking! Thank you, thank you, thank you!! And I hope you come back for more, because this Friday, June 15th, I'll be posting another short story! And… Continue reading June Short Story Title and Cover Reveal
I've written so much this week, on so many different WIPs, I've lost track of my word count and nearly lost my mind. I followed my shiny new toy for a little while. Wrote almost 4K on that, plus a LOT of notes for world building, plot and character development. I revised my short story… Continue reading Just Writing Things – 1
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
It’s the first of the month! Time for another writing update! Querying: While I'm deep in the revising trenches preparing to publish, querying will be on hold. Current WIPs: From Stars, Come Dragons (The Seven Stars #1) - Had a great month with this. I received feedback from my content editor. Not as bad as… Continue reading Writing: Monthly Update for January
Well, I thought things would get back to normal after my son got over Influenza A, but nothing is ever that easy, is it? Poor kid had one good day last week, then came down with the stomach flu. 😦 Fortunately, he's come out on the other side a little tired, but functional. Ready for… Continue reading Writing and Goals: An even minier update?
Just had sort of an ah-ha moment listening to the the Writing Excuses podcast. For those of you not familiar with this cast, it's a group of published writer, from different genres, discussing different aspects of the writing process. The episode I was listening to, that made me go hmm... was 12.41: Raising the Stakes.… Continue reading Raising the Stakes has me like hmm…
It's been a rough week. Our son came down with Influenza A and ended up in the hospital with a 104.1F temperature. There are school things going on and he's missed three and a half days at this point. My day job has been more demanding than normal. And I haven't had a full, restful… Continue reading Mini update