So, I got my edits back over a month ago, and I still haven’t gone through them all. I have a lot of fear. Fear of rejection, fear my writing won’t be good enough. But it’s more than that. I realize now the reason so much of my writing has fallen flat is that I […]
In which I pontificate on the past.
And that’s ok. So does mine. It’s not terrible by any means, but it’s no masterpiece. Totally normal. Everyone stinks their first time. That’s what gives us room to grow. But that’s the hard part: Growing. See, you have to want to get better to be better. You have to do the work, put in […]
Sent my book to the editor the other day. I’m using Jordan Rosenfeld’s editing services. She’s great, and I highly recommend her. She looked over my manuscript once before and gave me great direction and guidance. Hope she’s ready because this draft is almost totally different from the one I showed her before. Yes, I’ve […]
Behold! A chilling tale of danger and suspense, excerpted from a work in progress. #epicfantasy #WritersLife #ProperFormat
Recently I held a poll on Twitter to determine the title for my fantasy novel. The Emerald Sword never really grabbed me, but I didn’t have any great ideas. Then I wrote some words down from my main character’s perspective and I realized I had my title: The Tang of Fate First I went to […]
I’ve come across something in my writing that’s helping me a lot, and I’d like to share it with you. Now, as with most writing advice, this bit won’t appeal to everyone. Some are gonna think it’s dumb or too hard or not hard enough or whatever. That’s ok. Ready? Here we go. At the base […]
Updating to explain I won’t be updating.
Hey, folks! Long-time readers may remember me talking eons ago about a book called “The Emerald Sword.” I’m still working on it, but NOW I have come up with a plan to have the final draft done in just ten short weeks. Ok, ten regular-length weeks, but you get the idea. The novel is about […]