So, week one went about as well as I expected with company here. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed spending time with my dad. Lord knows I don't get to see him nearly as often as I would like to, but it also left little room for writing. With that being said, I got a … Continue reading Camp Nano Week 1
June Writing Updates: Consistent at being Inconsistent So, it has come to that point where I once again update you on what is going on with my writing and other projects. It's been a long fought rode this month, especially since May went by so quickly and I only managed to push out one short … Continue reading June Writing Updates:
As I sit here sipping my coffee and trying to think of something to write, I hear my husband play GTA Online, same as everyone else in this house, and I am reminded of why it's important to carve out some quiet time. Just a small hour or so where you don't worry about anyone … Continue reading Creating Some Quiet Time
I started out as a speculative fiction writer and have some how managed to find myself writing horror based stories. Simply because there is a very thin line between paranormal and horror and at some point you are going to cross it. That and I've found I actually enjoy writing in the genre. Why is … Continue reading Confession Time
5 books and a game that shows how the end of the world could happen.
Laying Out Some Plans Yes, I know. I'm doing that dreaded thing where I lay out all of my plans for the next couple of months. I use to do this on a regular basis but soon discovered that I would write everything out, post it, and then nothing would happen. Or hardly anything would … Continue reading Laying Out Some Plans
Week two of officially being settled into the house and now the cabin fever is setting in. I've unpacked all the boxes, even went through several boxes that I've had stored away for years, and got rid of a bunch of stuff. (Have I mentioned I maybe a borderline hoarder. Yeah. Anyways.) But now I've … Continue reading Cabin Fever
Looking for some new authors to follow. One's that not only have great stories to tell but give back to the writing community. Check out this months post of Authors that Inspire.
I've been on both sides of the spectrum. When I was posting on Wattpad I wrote thousands of words and popped out multiple chapters every day. They weren't edited and their no longer available, but I did that. It also caused me burn out so bad that I took a year off. Not that I'm … Continue reading Writing Everyday Vs. Not
So after I finished drafting my second novel, the apocalyptic space story that I've decided to shelve, I discovered the joys and frustration of writing a short story. It all came about when I found a open call for a few anthologies and thought...”hmm, I'm waiting on query responses anyways...” and I haven't quite pulled … Continue reading Enjoying the Shorter Side of Things. Or my thoughts on writing short stories.