Day 8 blog – but I was so tired last night I didn’t hit publish. So I’m doing it bright and early before my flight out of sin city! :] The 20Books Vegas conference has been amazing. And exhausting. I’ve taken a small notebook worth of notes and it will take a few weeks to […]Read More Day 8 NaNoWriMo – Time Management as a Theme
583 words this morning!! Yay! The 20BooksVegas sessions started earlier today but I still managed some good words in my Delta 3 novel! I had a sweet email from a friend whose daughter has read all 7 of my YA space opera books and is anxiously waiting for this next one! 💜 This is what […]Read More Day 7 NaNoWriMo- Being Creative for a Living!
First full day of the conference and I only got in 383 words this morning before the sessions started. But as I heard most of the day from different speakers and peers, it’s consistency and passion that matters most. We will all have days that don’t go quite right or life happens and we can’t […]Read More Day 6 NaNoWriMo… not very many words today
I ended up at the airport four hours early this morning – so got lots of words in! Glad I did since we’ve being going non stop here in Las Vegas. 🙂 Sometimes you need to get out of your routine in order to fill your creative tank. New experiences, new acquaintances, new food. The […]Read More Day 5 #nanowrimo!
Stopped at 1466 words to make sure I left time to backup my computer. The rest of the day was spent packing and planning! Packing for Vegas! Heading to the 20BooksVegas conference tomorrow morning! I’m pretty good at writing while traveling so I hope to get a lot of words in before touch down in […]Read More NaNoWriMo Day 4 – Words and Planning!
Got my words in today, but even better is that I like the scene I wrote!! It started wandering yesterday so I had to get it back on track. These are the days when it really helps to write every day. When I miss a few days of writing on a first draft, it might […]Read More Day 3 NaNoWriMo – quiet day!
A few more words in before work and during lunchtime! But look at this graph!! Boise is awesome!! On day 2 our area wrimos have very close to a million words!!! This weekend I hope to get ahead on words since I’ll be heading to Vegas Monday morning. It’s pretty easy for me to write […]Read More Day 2 Boise Rocks the #nanowrimo
Ahhh… November 1st. Working on two manuscripts at the same time. And trying to keep updates going on this blog! I think I’m a bit crazy, but I love the challenge! I might be one of the NaNoWriMo rebels this year since I’m working on several things at the same time. My friend Cathy was […]Read More Day 1 NaNoWriMo!
I’ve published 5 books this year so far and working on one more plus a three book box set. So I’ve been slacking on my blog. 😦 So what I’m going to do is, ya in the spirit of NaNoWriMo I’m going to post shorter blogs, but post one every day!! Why? Because I truly […]Read More Almost NaNoWriMo time!!
This Thursday October 11, 2018 my first non-fiction creative writing book will be available on Amazon!!! I’m super excited about this book – it was such a challenge to write and I put so much of myself into it. Going from writing YA Sci-Fi to non-fiction was the most amazing, frustrating, intense, and emotional period […]Read More Creativity Over Perfection: The World Needs Your Book!