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  • Book of the Month: The Time of my Life, by Cecelia Ahern
    March 29, 2018
    writing
    What would you do if you met your life? Would you want to hang...
  • And the Award Goes to...
    March 5, 2018
    writing
    Perseverance! Every year I watch the Academy awards and listen to all the speeches about...
  • Book of the Month: Fire-Starter, by Stephen King
    March 1, 2018
    writing
    It finally happened! After a long eight (or so) months, I've finally finished Fire-Starter!...
  • Book of the Month Goals
    February 6, 2018
    writing
    Welcome to February! How many resolutions are still in full swing? I like to...
  • How to Support the Movement Without Marching
    January 21, 2017
    writing
    Millions have gathered today to march in cities around the world to peacefully protest...
  • Write Your Novel in November
    November 1, 2016
    Editing, Novel writing, writing
    It's November! The month that some writers may love and others may fear. This...
  • Go Ahead--Judge this Book by its Cover
    October 8, 2016
    Novel writing, writing
    Because this cover is awesome! When it comes to books, the cover is one...
  • You Probably Think This Post is About You
    September 25, 2016
    writing
    Often I'm asked where I get ideas for a blog post, novel, screenplay, etc....
  • A note to the guy in the Friend Zone
    September 4, 2016
    writing
    While some may dread being dropped in the friend zone, it isn't the worst...
  • The 3 Stages of Editing
    August 12, 2016
    Editing, Novel writing, writing
    There are many ways to go about editing a piece of writing, and writers...
  • Let it Go: Dealing with a Mini Meltdown
    August 2, 2016
    writing
    Nothing starts a day off right like a mini meltdown. Thankfully, mine came in...
  • Going Off the Grid
    July 28, 2016
    writing
    Ah, the simple life. I've always dreamed of going off the grid, unplugging, living...
  • A Day in the Life of This Writer
    July 21, 2016
    Editing, Novel writing, writing
    For a writer working on a novel, a day off isn't necessarily a day...
  • When to Push Print? Editing on the Page vs. Screen
    June 21, 2016
    Novel writing, writing
    Now that my second novel is out of first draft status, it's time for...
  • The Pros and Cons of Collaboration
    May 9, 2016
    writing
    Working as part of a collaboration can be a blessing--with the right people--or a...
  • A Guide to Navigating This New Website
    April 21, 2016
    writing
    Welcome! You made it! You may not know it, but this website baby is...
  • Please Read Me Your Story
    March 24, 2016
    writing
    Last night I was craving a good story to read. I'd recently finished a...
  • What's My Motivation
    March 20, 2016
    Novel writing, writing
    Inspiration is a tricky thing. It floats in and out of consciousness when I’m...
  • Nanowrimo Mojo
    November 4, 2015
    writing
    Writers reJOICE! It’s NaNoWriMo--National Novel Writing Month. the month we all get to hunker...
  • And The Review Goes To...
    November 6, 2014
    writing
    As part of the ongoing process of sharing my novel, Remember, with the world,...