Category: writing

Goal Setting for the New Year

Since I was a kid, I’ve always been a big list-maker. One of the most satisfying experiences, in my opinion, is making a list of all the things I hope to accomplish in a day/week/month/year and ticking them off one at a time till…

2013 Gratitude

I have a lot to be grateful for over this past year, so I thought I’d take a moment to appreciate the good things. There are lots more I could list, but these are the big things. I finished writing a book. Not my…

Where I’ve been (Among other things)

Writery ThingsDuring the month of November, I was quiet here, but my writing life has been extremely busy. In October, I had a conversation with an agent, and she recommended to me that I increase the length of the novel in order to make…

Eagle Radio Interview with Thomas Gilson

Yesterday, I was interviewed by Thomas Gilson from Central Methodist University’s Eagle Radio about my writing. Since Blogger, WordPress, and Facebook all lack the ability to post audio files, I created a Tumblr account in order to host the interview file in it’s entirety….

Exciting News!

I’ve kept it under my hat for a month, wanting to wait till there was something definite to say, but it’s time. People have been asking me about the book, and I’m ready now to talk about the reason for my delay. In September,…

Delicate Balance

Made more progress on Book 2 today, and it’s definitely going to some very dark places. This time the stakes are even higher, and you’ll learn a lot more about all of the characters. Everyone has something to hide, and as events unfold, they’ll…

Self-Promotion for Introverts

So you’ve written a great book. You’ve had a good editor go through it to make the manuscript the best it can be. You’ve bought a fabulous cover from a graphic artist. You’ve uploaded the book to CreateSpace, Smashwords, Kindle, Nook, Kobo. It’s there,…