Category Archives: Writing

Not as Easy as it Looks

If you recall, last Sunday, I rather blithely posted about putting together a career plan. Well, let me loop you in on something that I didn’t expect: This is easier said than done. Later on, when I sat down to … Continue reading

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Plans Within Plans

I need a plan. I suspect that you probably need one too. For the longest time, I’d been so focused on writing stories that – to my embarrassment – I’d neglected to do any long-term thinking about what comes next. … Continue reading

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Getting Myself Off my Back

This is going to be a short one today. I’m just coming off the emotional roller-coaster of Wales beating France to move forward into the 2019 World Cup Semi-Finals – BY ONE POINT!!! And they only did manage to take … Continue reading

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Writing Music…

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you probable know that I love music. I need music like I need to breathe (I’m listening to it right now – “Tonight we Ride” by Unleash the Archers – … Continue reading

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Surprise the World

19-12 That was the final score of the Japan v. Ireland match last weekend at the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Japan won. There weren’t a lot of people – myself included – who saw that coming. Sure, everyone knew that … Continue reading

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Penned In

It’s been a Pen on Paper kind of day, week, month…project. For those of you that know me, you know that I love writing longhand. If you know that, then you know I can’t do it for very long. My … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Tomorrow, it will have been one solid week that I’ve been querying my new book, titled, “Jade Moon Waning.” Jade Moon is my second book and, on the day that I decided that it was ready to go out, I … Continue reading

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Future Me can be a Time Sink

If you’ve been following the blog for the past few weeks, you’ll know that I’ve been trying to manage my time better. If you’ve been following my Five Thing Thursday posts, you may have gotten a hint that, for me, … Continue reading

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Not in the Mood?

Earlier today (or maybe it was late last night), a friend on Twitter asked the #writingcommunity what got people in the mood to write. It was a pretty lighthearted question and the thread was full of good music recommendations. But … Continue reading

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Head Down, Moving Forward.

I am deep into revising JADE MOON WANING. Of the feedback I got when I sent it out to my CPs, a universal response was that it was kinda slow for the first hundred pages. This time through, I saw … Continue reading

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