Howdy! I was tagged last week by the lovely Rebekah Devall for the 777 Challenge. Except this one is a bit different from ones I've done in the past. You get to do paragraphs! Rules! Open WIP to the seventh page Scroll past the seventh line Copy the next seven paragraphs…. and paste them on … Continue reading The 777 Challenge Strikes Again!
In which I relate 100% to Frodo after destroying the ring. I FINISHED WRITING THE MOUNTAIN BARON!! https://giphy.com/gifs/reactionseditor-3oKIPf3C7HqqYBVcCk It took me just over four years. 2-3 different plot arcs were cut. At least 1 character didn't make it into the final version. And the grand total word count is 135,592. This is the longest thing … Continue reading Achievement Unlocked: Forever Long Novel Completed
With giant to-do lists and great intentions, comes great procrastination. Have I really had a giant to-do list? Not really. But I have had really great intentions about blogging regularly, and well, we all know how that one's turned out. Are we wanting excuses? Yes. I have been editing. And writing a new story about … Continue reading Things Bookworms Love (And Haha! Me Making Excuses For Disappearing…Again)
Howdy! Today I'm so excited to help spotlight a fantastic new book from Uncommon Universes Press! I was able to snag an ARC of All That We See or Seem and I read it in about 12 hours which included sleeping and going to work. So, yes, it's good. 🙂 Every night, seventeen-year-old Reeve Lennox finds herself … Continue reading All That We See Or Seem
And other assorted ramblings I used the phrase "for sure" in the post title https://giphy.com/gifs/school-yo-homemade-11bsDL7acBaiKk 2. The other day I watched LOTR and DIDN'T skip the Frodo and Sam scenes to get back to the actiony bits. (AKA anything with Eomer and Aragorn). https://giphy.com/gifs/lotr-lord-of-the-rings-sweetie-chICfOgH8ib16 3. I went three weeks without eating pizza (worse three weeks of … Continue reading 10 Signs I’m For Sure A Grown Up
Howdy! Today as part of the fantabulous Janeen Ippolito's launch of her new writing book Irresistible World Building , I have been invited to share about one of my story worlds! I picked Calvyrn from The Wolf Prince in honor of it going to the editor today and being published later this year. 🙂 For those of you … Continue reading Exploring Calvyrn – Irresistible World Building Blog Hop
Howdy! Yesterday I finally put the finishing touches on a new draft of a project that I've been working off and on forever and have teased numerous times on this blog... Worldjumpers is now finished-ish! That is to say the newest version of the most recent draft is finished. lol! I took this story from … Continue reading Do You Wanna Read My Novel?
Technically, it wasn't a comic con. It was Dallas Fan Expo in...you guessed it. Dallas. It has been over a year since I've done any sort of convention/signing thing and I was super excited to get back into it last weekend. It was a new convention for me, so I was also excited to see … Continue reading 10 Things I Love About Having A Booth At Comic Cons
Howdy! Hope everyone had a happy and blessed Easter! I got to spend time with family, so my weekend was simultaneously fun and exhausting. lol! And I'm just now getting around to writing a blog post for the week. Which I almost forgot about. Shhh... UPDATES! I have almost finished the last tiny edits for … Continue reading News From The Writing Desk…Couch
Howdy! So last week the lovely Deborah O'Carroll tagged me in an original blog tag! And it came at a pretty good time. I need a post topic and this one is all about goals which I just rearranged recently. 🙂 Rules: 1. Link back to the person who tagged you 2. Share the … Continue reading Writerly Spring Cleaning Tag (And Snippets!)