The time has come for me to finish my dang book. The one I started three NaNoWriMos ago! I'm feeling a little stuck though, knowing that it's not quite finished but not knowing what to do with it or where to go from here. So I'm looking for some fresh eyes. Would anyone be willing … Continue reading Beta readers – A request and an offer
I updated my 2016 Goals to include blogging at least once a week. I did post on Sunday, which would count as my one time for this week, but I had this little diddy sitting around on my desktop waiting to be read. Sometimes you meet someone important. They stick out in your memory and in … Continue reading Someone
We're almost a week in so I guess it's time to set some goals. Read 100 books. I was checking out my TBR (To Be Read) list on GoodReads and man that sucker is long. And I just keep adding to it! I'll add any half interesting-looking book to my TBR list. And then … Continue reading 2016 Goals
I wrote a sestina. There’s nothing more beautiful than a story, Nothing more meaningful than words. Your story gives life to my spirit. Your story demands to be heard. Whatever is living inside you You must find a way for it to be shared. Experience are meant to be shared. Anything and everything can be … Continue reading Here’s the thing about words
Remember when I did NaNoWriMo? Twice? For the same novel? Well it's still not finished, even though I once ambitiously set a self-publish goal for August of this very year. (Which is next month.) In fact, I haven't even looked at my novel for months. MONTHS. Because I was pretty far into the third draft … Continue reading Here’s the thing about my novel
// THURSDAY // -Come here often? Seriously? You’re attempting to hit on me? At two in the afternoon? In the library? With that line? Okay, okay I’ll bite. Have a seat. And to answer your question, yes I do come here often. Or at least I used to. -Well you’re chatty. Don’t tell me you’re … Continue reading Friday Fiction!
One of the most typed pieces of advice for budding new authors is that they should build a social media platform and have a strong online presence. I was surprised to discover that this mostly means reading other people's stuff, commenting on it, and entering into conversations. It is not enough just to put your … Continue reading Here’s the thing about social media