A year ago yesterday, I began writing Resurgence as part of the April CampNanoWrimo challenge. And now here I am again, 2180 words into writing the second book, Rebellion, in what has become the Blood Of The Custodians series.
Having just read a short article written by Megan Frampton for The Verbs blog that offers advice and encouragement for authors, it got me to thinking about my own writing path. Much like Carrie Fisher quoted in the above article, my love of words began with a love of reading. I would read anything and everything I could get my … Continue reading That Novel Thing Called Writing
I don't usually write in first person POV. However, for the ROSACon2016 scene competition entitled Three's Company, I decided it might be an interesting angle to explore. My submission came from a character's POV in the world I am writing my trilogy, Battle of the Custodians. The first book, Resurgence, is written and currently undergoing revision. I have no … Continue reading Three’s Company
I admit to having had a good laugh. And then I got to thinking... Isn't this exactly what we women want the media to understand about us? Real women have curves, love handles, stretch marks and tummies and thighs that wobble. Well, so do real men. Social media calls it the 'Dad Bod'. As a result, … Continue reading What is sexy?
After a fantastic weekend with the Hell Razors at the Phakisa Raceway, I’ve come back to my desk filled with excitement to continue writing this book. It’s not an easy write. It’s emotional and deals with the hard stuff we as a society so often don’t want to look at. Researching the two most important … Continue reading Recalibrate
This thing called doubt... Having done NaNoWriMo for several years now, I sat down at my desk an hour ago to face day one and suddenly found myself filled with inexplicable doubts and fears, wondering what the hell it is I think I'm doing. Do I have what it takes? Is my writing voice unique … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – Day One
What a glorious weekend! I popped my writing cherry on so many fronts. My first time attending a conference - writing or otherwise. My first time pitching a book. My first time meeting a literary powerhouse such as the incredible Mary Jo Putney. What an absolutely delightful woman she is. So humble, entertaining … Continue reading ROSACon2016