I don’t know about you, but I can’t believe it’s August already. It seems a cruel trick that the older you get, the faster time seems to pass. I have so many projects brewing, but they all have to wait, now. As you can see on the progress meter in the sidebar, I’ve reached the… Continue reading The Words Pile Up
A story! A story? A tale of fear!
All my sources tell me that, as a new indie author, I need to publish more work soon. Writing a novel is not quick work for me. I have a story that might run novella length—might. I haven’t written it yet, of course. Another option is a short story collection. Until the last couple of… Continue reading A story! A story? A tale of fear!
Silly things I do to waste writing time
My husband has dubbed me a chief procrastinator. What he doesn’t know is that sometimes I only seem to be putting off something. Sometimes I’m working out some aspect of the job before I start it. Sometimes I dread it so much, I need to sidle into it so I’ve begun before I realize I’m… Continue reading Silly things I do to waste writing time
What was I waiting for?
First, a contest Reminder: Check my sidebar --> for links to two bloggers giving away copies of my novel! I’m not a NaNoWriMo sort of writer. And yet, I am a “pantser.” I don’t write true first drafts. I need a certain level of reassurance I’m on the right track before I can head out… Continue reading What was I waiting for?
Three months in and how’s it going?
Yes, I know it’s not exactly the end of February, but it's close enough. We’re chipping away at 2011. One fourth, twenty-five percent, of the year is gone. Whether you made formal New Year’s resolutions or just had vague hopes for this year, how are you doing so far? I like the idea of a… Continue reading Three months in and how’s it going?