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Happy Thanksgiving

A Wonderful and Happy Thanksgiving to all

Thanks to everyone who has shown support for my journey of 50,000 words and beyond.

Today’s word count is 2,166. 37 more words


[10 Sentences] Six: Dmitri

Yes, I’m trying to keep a schedule because I love you guys. There wouldn’t be a without you guys. 162 more words

Novel Writing

Endless Ever After

Stitching it together

piece by piece

Trying to make it brilliant

then release

Always constant motion

words fall through

Characters are mumbling

Fighting blue

Never wanting less than…

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a year of harvest...

I like to write.


I love to write.

I love the build up. I love the characters in my head. I love when it starts as an idea and then just floats around for a while. 209 more words

Hellen Nyana

Discussion: How much backstory needs to be in a sequel?

My daughter and I are in the final stages (knock on wood!) of querying our middle grade contemporary fantasy novel, The Last Princess.  In case you’re new to this blog, the story is basically this: 310 more words



I struggle with this. The second guessing of parts of my book, wondering if they’ll connect with the reader the way I intend them to. Learning to not over analyze a particular scene or moment is a process, and a road I’m still travelling.


Permafree Won't Set Us Free.

The publishing industry has gone bat-shit crazy. Perma-free and 99 cent books everywhere – and these authors/publishers are paying hundreds if not thousands of dollars to promote their free/discounted books! 192 more words