Hello Bloglandia! Well, April was....a month. I'm not sure how it went for you, but mine was a roller coaster of amazing highs (not the substance-induced kind), weird moments, and the lowest of lows. I cover all this in my writing update video below (yep, more video!), but if you want the less rambling version … Continue reading April’s Writing Round-up (with Video!)
Resources for Writers: Newsletter Ninja
Hello Writers of Bloglandia! It's time for another installment of the feature where I look at tools, tomes, and tips that might or might not help you along your author journey. If you missed how this feature started or want to check out the other resources I've covered so far, just click that link thingie … Continue reading Resources for Writers: Newsletter Ninja
Resources for Writers: Let’s Get Digital
Hello Writers of Bloglandia! It's time for a new feature on the blog!! Since I know I have a fair number of followers who are also writers, I thought I'd start sharing some of the resources I've used to help y'all in your own writing and publishing pursuits. If you want to skip right to … Continue reading Resources for Writers: Let’s Get Digital
Mrs. Morris Meets Death…for free
Hello Bloglandia! Even though the sizzling temps this week in Portland are making it feel more like it's still August, it is indeed September. And that means it's time for re-evaluating a few things. In normal times, it would be time to head back to school and this period is known as la rentrée by … Continue reading Mrs. Morris Meets Death…for free
The Votes Have Been Tallied (and there may be some election fraud)
Hello Bloglandia! Here we are again. Another round of book cover voting has wrapped up. Although last time our candidates ran a clean campaign and the results went uncontested, I fear the course of democracy may not run as smoothly this time around. If you missed the info about the story these candidates are destined … Continue reading The Votes Have Been Tallied (and there may be some election fraud)
What Does the Future Hold?
Hello Bloglandia! Okay, so after my little meltdown on Tuesday I have to thank everyone who sent their warm comments and encouraging emails. Those words and my own doggedness have me back in the writing saddle, which means it's time to take a little glimpse into the future. Sorry, I can't provide any useful upcoming … Continue reading What Does the Future Hold?
Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?
MINE! Thursday, in between proofreading sessions on The Battle of Ares (Book Five of the Osteria Chronicles), I checked my inbox and found an email vaguely titled "Contest". So, of course, I immediately think it's spam. Luckily, I can preview the first couple lines of my emails and noticed this one read: Congratulations from SMK … Continue reading Whose Novel Just Won A Prize?
Writing My Way Through 2020
Hello Bloglandia!! After delving into my 2019 successes and failures in last week's post "Did I Win 2019?" it's finally time to get out the crystal ball and gaze into what my writing world holds for 2020. Oh, and in case you missed it, be sure to check out "My Top Rated Reads of 2019." But enough … Continue reading Writing My Way Through 2020
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?