So, if you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’re probably aware that it’s been MONTHS since my last personal writing update. Since November-ish, I think, since NaNoWriMo. And there’s a reason for that. But it’s not a good one. I haven’t been writing. *gulp* Yeah, no, I haven’t been. For the past several months, thereContinue reading “An Exciting Writing Update . . . at Last!”
Category Archives: Book Updates
I Have Finished the Book (a book update)
So I mentioned in the last post that there was an unplanned project that came into existence – don’t you love how they do that? – in January. I had temporarily put my portal fantasy novel on the back burner to give myself some breathing space, so I had time to write something new. AndContinue reading “I Have Finished the Book (a book update)”
Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and a Book Update
So, friends, let’s get back to blogging after a substantial break. Christmas can get busy, can’t it? How was your Christmas season? Show of hands – how many of you received either reader- or writer-oriented gifts under the tree? Like a good book? Or a new notebook? Or a stash of bookmarks just for you?Continue reading “Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and a Book Update”
NaNoWriMo and an Awesome Autumn Announcement!
Okay, folks, I survived the first four days of National Novel Writing Month. Got a little cross-eyed on Saturday and my word count dropped, but my word count was above where it needed to be on the days prior to that, so it evened out. I’m on track so far. Are you part of NaNoContinue reading “NaNoWriMo and an Awesome Autumn Announcement!”
NaNoWriMo Coming to Town!
Okay, a show of hands, how many of you are getting ready for NaNoWriMo this year? I’ve wanted to enter forever, but was never in the position with a WIP that I could do it. But can you guess the reason for this blog post? I’m finally taking part in National Novel Writing Month! *is thankfulContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Coming to Town!”
How to Write When the Music Fades – Chronic Writer’s Block
When the music fades, write on, courageous writer! But when the music fades, it can be hard to find a tune to write to. There are a million “best writing playlists ever” and a million blog posts with guaranteed keys to success in overcoming the fading music disorder, but . . . do they really negate theContinue reading “How to Write When the Music Fades – Chronic Writer’s Block”
Confessions of an Author and Farmer
(Update: You can now follow the Musings of a Goat Herdess series on this blog. For more information: WIPs) We all have retractions in one area or another of our lives. That’s what we’re hearing today. Some of you will know that I’ve recently completed the first draft of my YA portal fantasy. The planContinue reading “Confessions of an Author and Farmer”
Book Update – Don’t Miss it!
Ookkaayy, time for a book update. As some of you may know, I’ve been writing for months to finish the first draft of my YA portal fantasy with the working title, One Light Shining. And now . . . . . . I FINISHED IT!!! Please celebrate with me and throw confetti! 🙂 Of course,Continue reading “Book Update – Don’t Miss it!”
My Current Reading List and a Book Update
Well, it’s almost April, and I have read one of my TBR books so far. *shakes head in exasperation* I hope you’re all doing a lot better than I am at your Goodreads goal. I set one of those for the first time this year, and I am not off to a good start. Anyway,Continue reading “My Current Reading List and a Book Update”