The Golden Orb--Coming Soon!

The Golden Orb is Amanda Cook’s first self-published novel and third National Novel Writing Month win. It took her two and a half years to write the first draft, revise it, have it read by her writing group, revise it again, have it read by her beta readers, revise it again, have it edited by a friend and freelance editor, revise it again, and finally, self-publish it. 383 more words

Amanda Cook

Day 16: Better Try Than Not Try at All

Three days in summer classes, and I’m not enjoying my first subject. At all. At first, I was looking forward to it; but now, I’ve gotten a share of traumatizing experiences already. 489 more words


NaNoWrimo (National Novel Writing Month)

I changed my goal back to 10k..Can’t write much…I just can’t seem to write a lot and quickly…Well….

Day 15: A Wordplayer's Manifesto

Congratulations for making it to day fifteen! Whatever your progress is, continue to write and enjoy it!

Today, I’d like to share with you “A Wordplayer’s Manifesto” by K.M. 75 more words


NaNoWrimo (National Novel Writing Month)

I can’t really think of what to write for a certain part and I can’t get past it..Now I am behind by about 2000 words. D:

Dyeing Eggs Quickly & Writing a Novel Slowly

The other day I thought it would be fun to dye some Easter eggs, so I picked up a half dozen eggs at Trader Joe’s. Stupidly, I forgot to open the carton to check if they were cracked, which is how I also missed the fact that they were brown. 941 more words


Day 14: Camp NaNo, "Go for it!"

First day of summer classes are alright (H-O-T), but my focus for today’s log is the journal that I had for my LIT 14 class last semester. 532 more words