Hello Bloglandia! If you've been following along on my meandering author journey, you'll know I've been going on about The Trilogy In Process for most of the year. I've mentioned first drafts of book three, final drafts of book one, and the second draft of the second book...which is all getting a bit numerical for … Continue reading Naming My Babies: The Trilogy Has Titles!
Hello Writers of Bloglandia, As I mentioned last time around, I'm not joining in on NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, aka "NaNo") because I'm doing my own Octobo-WriMo this month (and am so close to the finish line!). Still, I know loads of you are doing NaNo. I also know that even more of you … Continue reading Freebies for Writers to Get and Stay Inspired
Hey Bloglandia! My writer buddies out there will be aware that next month is November. Wait, let me rephrase that, because I hope anyone capable of reading this knows the name of the month after October. But November for many writers is a time of madness when they try to write a novel (or at … Continue reading Octobo-WriMo, Anyone?
So last week, after entertaining you with a bit of mythological humor, I teased you with a hint of exciting news to come this week. To be honest, I wasn't entirely sure I could pull off what I intended for the subject of that exciting news - which would have left me making up something … Continue reading The Beatles Schedule of Novel Writing
I know Release Day for The Maze: Book Three of the Osteria Chronicles is less than a week away (squeeee!!!) and I should be using this blog space to cajole/guilt you into pre-ordering the book, but something is frustrating me and, rather than bang my head on the wall, I thought I'd share my irritation … Continue reading What Are You Doing to Me, Smashwords?!!!
In a couple weeks the mad frenzy known as NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) will begin. During this month, during these 30 short days, writers are encouraged to write a novel. All I have to say is please don't. Now before you start throwing tirades at me saying NaNoWriMo is the most wonderful writing event … Continue reading The Key to Writing: Take Your Time
Yes, the time has come once again for NaNoWriMo - a month-long writing event during which aspiring writers work at a a mad pace to complete a novel. I don't get it. For those of you not up on your writing lingo, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. It occurs each November and participants … Continue reading It’s That Time Again: NaNoWriMo