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Hoarding on the Bottom Shelf (Rerun)

In lieu of something new and shiny to share with you, today’s mental meandering is a re-run from November 2008 and 2011. I hate to admit publicly that I’ve been contemplating some office tidying. 382 more words


Being a Mom vs. Being a M.O.M. (Mother of Manuscripts)

There are a lot jokes out there that compare writing a book to having a baby or raising a child. I’d like to add to that fun metaphor, by introducing the term M.O.M. 244 more words

Character Spotlight: Ronan Rafferty

Name: Ronan Cillian Rafferty

Alias/Nicknames: Ronny

DOB: 26 September 1961

Place of Birth: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Hair Colour: Light Auburn

Eye Colour: Baby blue with a freckle in his left eye… 153 more words

Writing A Novel

4 Methods to Escape Your Book

I participated in my first escape room experience and had so much fun not escaping. That’s right; my team lost. The six of us tripped around a tiny room, gathering clues and trying to convince each other we had the solution to the puzzle. 1,710 more words

Novel Writing

NaNoWriMo :: Day 13

Well, here’s a thing. It is all going REALLY well. I’ll grant you, some of my writing is shonky as hell at this stage, but the plot is golden. 395 more words

Writing Projects


I decided to take on the NaNoWriMo challenge this year, an international initiative to encourage writers and would-be writers to produce a 50,000 word novel in a month. 425 more words

Humorous Look At Middle Age