Category: Ma chere

My Plot is Doing Double Dutch

I’m driving myself crazy. I have my outline. I’ve planned out my chapters. I know exactly what is supposed to happen. I can envision the scene in my mind like a movie. I’ve done my prewriting. But when I get to my computer, I…

Sneak Peek from my Work in Progress

The following is a sneak peek from the chapter I was working on yesterday in Part 2 of Ma Chère Antoinne. The narrator in this chapter is my main character, Claire Marie, speaking to Sybill: I saw her put her elbow on the armrest…

Vampires in Pop Culture Feature: Forever Knight

IMDb’s listing for Forever Knight describes the show this way: “A drama about an 800 year old, angst ridden vampire who lives in present day Toronto as a homicide detective in an attempt to repay for his sins and regain his mortality, with the…

Every Little Thing

When I reinvented my cover art, I didn’t realize the ripple effect that change would have. Because I had new cover art, I had to: Prep my CreateSpace account so it is ready for the paperback version to be uploaded once I’m through writing….

New Cover Reveal!

After a lot of thought and some very slow revision, I have made a new cover that will be used for the paperback. Please tell me what you think!

Nuts and Bolts Aspects of Writing: Why Scrivener Rocks

I’ve been using Scrivener to write my novel, and it has proven to be not only economical, but also absolutely perfect for my needs. Storyboarding As a visual learner, I love the storyboarding aspect (seen below).   I now have the first 20 chapters…

Big Decision!

After much deliberation, I’ve made a huge decision. Rather than break up my work into three smaller books, I’m going to write on through to the end and publish it as one long novel. There are several reasons, but my biggest concern is with…