I do not like editing. I have made this known many times to anyone who would listen. And I especially don't like editing my own stuff. Every time I look back over a story I've written, I cringe a little, start changing a lot, and the next thing you know, I'm adding 40k more words… Continue reading Writer In Motion: The Second Draft (a/k/a Self-Edits Are Hard)
Well, here it is. The moment I"m sure you've all been waiting for. The initial draft of my #WriterInMotion project, written solely based upon a single prompt picture. 1,032 words, raw and unedited. I had to close the Google Doc as soon as I had it done so I wouldn't feel the need to go… Continue reading Writer In Motion: The Initial Draft
It's no secret that I am the most pantser of all the pantsers. I know it's not a good thing, but sometimes I can't help it. I've tried too, but every time I start to write, my characters laugh at my outline, call it cute, and burn it to the ground. #WriterInMotion is no different.… Continue reading Writer In Motion: Not Planning the Planning (a/k/a My Process)
I've never been one to turn down a challenge. Or to be left out of one if I think it's something I would want to get myself invested in whether or not I logically have the time to lend to a new project. Enter #WriterInMotion. Between Jeni Chapelle and J.M. Jinks, I was casually convinced… Continue reading Writer In Motion: It Starts…
So this year I did a thing that, if you asked me a year ago if I'd ever be able to do it, I would have said you're crazy. But I did it. It's done. And it was awesome. A huge thank you to Amber R. Duell for putting this all together and organizing what… Continue reading BookCon 2019
Hello Everyone! Hope you are excited as I am, because we have less than three weeks until the Summer 2019 New Adult Scavenger Hunt begins!
Here is the Summer 2019 #NewASH team:
The New Adult Scavenger Hunt begins at Noon Eastern Time on Wednesday, June 26th and runs through Sunday, June 30th. For more information, visit newadultscavengerhunt.com.
WriteMentor's Summer Program is upon us once again, and this year it's going to be better than ever! Why, do you ask? Well, because this year not only am I a full-fledged Mentor from the beginning (as opposed to last year's NinjaMentors) but I'm also dragging bringing my partner-in-crime/co-author/best of friends Laynie Bynum into the mix… Continue reading #WriteMentor 2019