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NaNoWriMo 2014 - Countdown T-31 (Taking Stock)

How does one make a lot of money? I think it happens by having money to start with and then knowing someone who writes about financial crap. 271 more words


One Month in Counting NaNoWrimo

Can you believe it’s October?

Bring on NaNoWrimo

Who is ready for NaNoWrimo this year?  It’s one month in counting! This is usually when all the buzz gets started and everyone is like…bring it on! 147 more words

Adventures In Writing

Round and Round I go.

Where I end, nobody knows.

Actually, I don’t really feel like I’m going in circles, just that I have a ton of stuff to do. Since sending the manuscript of LIVE off to my editor I’ve done some reading (actually, beta read two books for two different friends, as well as some pleasure reading,) made an appearance at my hometown county fair (had a total blast!) dealt with a lot of family issues and drama (2 teenager, 1 near teenager and a boy thing) plus that never ending circle of shopping and feeding them all. 142 more words

Odds And Ends

Writers, what do you do when your ideas run dry?

I have a notebook that I write all my ideas down in. It’s my brainstorming tool. Whenever I start planning something new, the notebook comes out, and I write whatever comes to mind. 112 more words


Let the prep work begin

31 days. That’s all I have left to prepare myself for the madness of NaNoWriMo. I have a story that’s I’ve sort of outlined but put to the side because I needed to do more research before I began the actual writing, and then I have a new idea that’s been nagging at the back of my head whenever I’m not working on my current w.i.p. 170 more words



This morning started out normal. I got out of bed, found breakfast for the kids, woke them up, poured myself a cup of coffee, and then headed out to my porch to check my phone messages and emails. 335 more words


The Long Road of Editing

Well, that’s that. The rough draft of the third book has been completed. It is very rough indeed. Now for the much deserved break in which I get to simply indulge in reading a book that someone else poured their blood, sweat and tears into. 335 more words