Howdy! This might be a kind of rambly post because I'm not sure where I'm even starting with it. I can feel your confidence in me right now. 😛 There's all sorts of advice about writing - write what you know, write first, edit later, write the book you want to read. But what happens … Continue reading Write Fearlessly
Howdy! Time for a writing update! I feel like I've been kind of hit and miss over the last month or so, but as the post title might give you an indication, it's been kind of crazy. First things - I'm still studying away for my test that's now in just two weeks! My day … Continue reading Drowning In Words
Howdy! A few weeks ago I finished typing up The Wolf Prince and have done a few rounds of edits on it. And now I ready for some readers to look at it! If you've never been a beta reader, you basically get to be a first reader of the book, tell me what you … Continue reading Looking For Beta Readers!
Howdy! This is a repost from last year, a short story I wrote to commemorate Memorial Day and the reasons we should be celebrating. (And a quick note to say I'm off on vacation this week and will not be posting again on Thursday. Have a good one!) I sit in the car, trying to … Continue reading Rest Easy, Soldier
Howdy! The other day I read a blog post about writing misconceptions. One of the top ones was "write what you know". The author of the blog called out whoever originally said that, and I totally agreed. I mean if you're to take it literally, you should have had more ridiculous adventures than Indiana Jones. … Continue reading Write What You Know
Howdy! Fantasy is something near and dear to my heart, so I decided to actually talk about fantasy and writing stuff today. I'm pretty much in the re-writing/editing stage for most of my current projects, so I decided to compile a list of things to make sure I included. And yes, this is a very … Continue reading 6 Foolproof Ways To Improve Your Fantasy Novel
Howdy! Tuesday evening saw something amazing happen. I finished a book. That's right. I actually finished a draft of a WIP. For the first time in about 3 years, people! (To be fair, I did write a novella back in 2015 for a contest, but it's still been that long since I've finished anything.) I … Continue reading I Finished A Book!
Howdy! It's hard to believe it's already the last day of Indie E-Con! It's been a spectacular week full of all things writing! Missed any of it? You can find all the posts and links over on Kendra's blog! Also, Adela's Curse is up for some awards! If you've read it, I'd love if you would head … Continue reading Indie E-Con: Owning This Writing Thing
Howdy! Day 2 of Indie E-Con is underway! Don't miss all the happenings over on Kendra's blog! I have a Q&A today (starting at 10:30 am) over there so hop over and ask me any question you can think of! I'll also be offering critiques (starting at 10 am) so don't be shy to share some … Continue reading Indie E-Con Day 2: Don’t Fear The Re-Write
Howdy! Welcome to day 1 of the Indie E-Con! You can find other great posts and schedules over at the super awesome coordinator, Kendra Ardnek's blog! (I also have another post over there today. Go check it out! 🙂 ) Today I'll be talking about something near and dear to my heart. Maps! I don't … Continue reading Indie E-Con: Mapping Your World