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

Where to Go from Here?

So now that The Bonds of Osteria has been unleashed upon the world and I had a wee bit of a success (relatively speaking) with the launch, I'm left wondering where to go from here. Plus, given that we're now halfway through 2018, it seems like a perfect time to re-evaluate what in the world … Continue reading Where to Go from Here?

Falling Out of Love (with your novel)

Writing a book - fiction or non - takes dedication, commitment, time, and plenty of hard work. In essence, it's a relationship and like any relationship, the love you bear for your book can flounder. Early Days After wooing an idea into our heads and courting an outline, it's time for the heart-pounding excitement and … Continue reading Falling Out of Love (with your novel)

List Lesson: 9 Questions to Annoy a Writer

As a writer, I'm desperate for attention. I think the proper term for this is "marketing," but the less technical term is "LOOK AT ME!" In addition to (finally) making a Facebook page, one of the ways to garner myself some more attention is to blog more frequently. And a wonderful way to feel connected … Continue reading List Lesson: 9 Questions to Annoy a Writer