Done with NaNoWriMo!–for this year, at least…

It's been a month since the last time I worked on my YA mystery. Beginning January first, the editing and tweaking process will commence (through the next two months). Honestly, this will probably be edited somewhat in conjunction with another book that I'm already editing, which I'd like to get completed. It'll be interesting, but... Continue Reading →


Sharing Saturday: Young Writers’ Inspiration!

Do you have any young writers in your life? Even if you don't have your own kids who are scribbling away in a journal, you probably know someone. For today's Sharing Saturday I was sent an article by the author of 52 Pep Talks for Writers. As part of the pep talks about NaNoWriMo, Grant... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo 2017: So it Begins

  As I dive into this new adventure, I will be guzzling more coffee than is probably healthy for me, but maybe it'll cause me to run faster? It's what I tell myself, anyway. Today is my first official day for NaNoWriMo--And it is one minute past midnight! I decided to go to bed for... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo: Your Turn!

We have a complete week before the AMAZING NaNoWriMo (in other words, National Novel Writing Month). This is where I'm attempting to write 50,000 words--that's 1,667 words per day, or about three and a half pages each day--all in 30 days! For newbies, or those who are interested in joining us, check out this awesome... Continue Reading →


I am going to be giving away an AUTOGRAPHED COPY of my newest book, Mama! The reason, you may ask? Next month is November, the month for Thanksgiving! And I'm sure that being an awesome mother or having a wonderful mother are just a couple of the things that you are thankful for. So in... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo 2017: Planning

We are now almost a month away from our NaNoWriMo 2017 Challenge! Since this is going to be such a HUGE undertaking, I am going to help lay out some planning steps that we can take before November 1. About a month ago I mentioned that I wanted to try out this NaNoWriMo (National Novel... Continue Reading →

NaNoWriMo 2017

One of the reasons that I shared these quizzes with you this week is so that you would have a general idea of what I start with when planning a book. The characters are my favorite part. Granted, I've only written two books (one still in the works!) and some short stories, but one of... Continue Reading →

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