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My Accidental Blogging Break

At the beginning of 2016, I told myself I’d post a new blog post every week. Looking at my 2016 posting calendar, that’s absolutely laughable now. 530 more words


Writing 365,000 Words in a Year Update #6

Well, we’re back into fine weather here, and I’ve had a great week of meeting my writing goals. What’s really helped this week is that I’m pushing to finish rewrites to get Black Depths #5 out the door by Halloween (cover art and editing dependant). 260 more words

Young Adult

A Writer's Promise To Myself

“I’ll be better tomorrow. I promise.”

Do you ever catch yourself saying this to yourself? Most often when we promise to be better, it’s because we feel like we let someone down in terms of behavior or other expectations. 952 more words

Work-life Balance

That Time of Year

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
Colin Powell

It’s almost NaNoWriMo!

As usual, I will be participating in the crazy event; the sprint to get 50,000 words in a single month. 374 more words

Devising Content that Stands Out from the Crowd

It is not without a sense of urgency that we experience many aspects of our lives. The long and the short of the problem is that with so many demands on our time, it is urgent that we get to the belly of the beast and jot those “X’s” onto our to-do lists. 327 more words


365K In a Year Update #5

Let’s start with a pretty picture so we can cheer up about the weather:

That’s right, it’s still snowy here. Oh well, I’ve come to covet some Reading Socks, and I’m thinking they might be my quarterly reward if I remain ahead of my word count on my 365K words in a year goal. 208 more words


50,000 Words in November

It’s 11 am and I’m sitting at my desk drinking coffee. Although we haven’t even met the greater half of October, I’m beginning to wonder about what November will mean to me this year. 458 more words