Opinions Please! Book Cover Survey

It's not often in this politically-charged world that I dare ask anyone's opinion, but it's come that time in the book production process when I'm seeking input, opinions, thoughts, and comments. Of course, I'm trusting that you guys are all kind enough not to turn this into a sound bite-riddled shouting match unlike most "debates" … Continue reading Opinions Please! Book Cover Survey

Happy Writing Goal News!!

Hello Bloglandia! Now, while I had an announcement to make today, I wasn't expecting to get to make two announcements...the first of which is super exciting.... I've had a story accepted by First Line Literary Journal!!! Okay, this isn't a huge magazine with world renown, but it was my goal this year to get a … Continue reading Happy Writing Goal News!!

The Torturous Writing Task: Book Descriptions

Remember how last week I was basking in the happy sunshine of having (kind of sort of) finished my next two novels? Remember when I said how relieved I was? Well, that relief quickly ended when I realized I still had to face the most dreaded writing chore of them all...crafting the book description. Worse … Continue reading The Torturous Writing Task: Book Descriptions

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Do Some Reading While I’m Away

Hello Bloglandia! So, I'm in France. I know, it's a tough life as a writer. But just because I'm sipping wine and wandering around with a baguette (and Finn McSpool) jauntily sticking out of my satchel, doesn't mean I've forgotten about you. In fact, I had this post planned long before I left because I … Continue reading Do Some Reading While I’m Away

My Writing Month: September

September showed up and left so quickly, I barely had time to tally up my writing numbers. Anyway, I managed to dust off the old word-count calculator and slapped the results on a graphic with a little rundown of what the numbers represent below.... New Fiction: All those words were added onto the first and second … Continue reading My Writing Month: September