Getting Excited for NaNoWriMo

I'm getting so close to the end of my second draft I can't help but get excited. Especially when I see my characters going through an emotionally exhausting moment. Here's a snippet from Drew's point of view. This is about two thirds through the novel. A whole new world is jammed inside the 695 beltway.... Continue Reading →

WIP Snippet

The first draft of the first book I've ever written is well underway. I wrote the entire thing and then discovered the beginning stinks. So big revisions are underway. I guess this is considered my second draft in that case. I've honestly lost track. Like, crab picking. The first time I sat down to eat... Continue Reading →

Semple Tells Us We Must Create

I’m reading Where’d You Go Bernadette, which is a book club choice and not one I would normally choose for myself because it seems like one of those fluffy over-rated books that get turned into movies. Well, I love it. Shocking! I love it because Bernadette is a little crazy (just like me) and she... Continue Reading →

Passion Project: Write a Novel  

I’ve read articles and author comments about getting in the game of writing for financial gain. It’s near impossible they say and I believe them. I completely believe them. Upwards to one million books are published every year in the United States alone. Near half of these are self-published, according to my research. I’m writing... Continue Reading →

8:30 to 5

I’m sitting at my computer looking for jobs because I’ve been at home with my little ones for almost three years now and I’m ready to work again. Problem is, every time I see the hours posted for a corporate job, I cringe. Typically, jobs start between 8am and 9am in the morning. My son’s... Continue Reading →

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