I skipped Friday again! It's always my busiest workload day. So my new book is part of a small town romance series and when I write, each book has its own playlist. I noticed as I started filling up this playlist, it was about 50% country music. Though the book, in general, has nothing to … Continue reading Saturday Top Six
Writers are weird. Just as a breed, we are weird. We get inspiration at the strangest times and the the strangest hours. We carry notebooks around with us for when those strange inspirations come to us. We probably lurk around you like creeps, looking, listening and watching all to perfect our embodiment of human interaction … Continue reading Friday top Five: weird things I do when I write
If I don't hold myself accountable, I will slack off. My end game goal is minimum 80,000 words, but really shooting for 100,000+. I'm currently sitting at 1570, with a goal of writing 1,000 to 2,000 a day. *I'm sweating already* Writers, what's your daily word goal and how do you hold yourselves accountable for … Continue reading Word Count Goals
Apologies! I skipped my Friday Five - but in my defense, I was driving for nearly twelve hours! So I bring you Saturday Top Six. Today: Top six things I NEED when I write. One. A scent. Weird? Certain scents just ignite something in me and this one in particular always does the trick. It … Continue reading Saturday Top Six?
I have not done half as much writing as I had anticipated this trip. I saw myself staying up late at night, pecking away at the keyboard of my laptop until my eyes couldn't keep themselves open a second longer. I saw myself hammering out a few chapters by the end of the week. That didn't happen. … Continue reading It’s a small world, survivors and sisters…
Hitting the road for a much-needed vacation! I am off to Rockaway Beach, Oregon for 5 days. I plan on doing a ton of relaxing, reading, walking and .... writing. I'm bringing my laptop with me, I've been writing Michael's story in my head for pretty much the last week and I'm thinking that the ocean … Continue reading Vacation!
In 2013, as my father was dying from liver cancer, and in the months that followed, I wrote a book. I had a dream one night about these three people in a tent. They were all kind of snuggled up together and when the woman got up in the morning, she found a note taped … Continue reading Absolutely Humbled