Let’s get this out of the way: building your writing routine is hard. Seriously, I think it’s almost like a rite of passage figuring out our own routine. You may have this awesome story idea that you wish wrote itself because you can’t seem to find the time to sit down and write it. There… Continue reading Building Your Writing Routine
We’ve all been there, seriously. Writing folk and nonwriting folk included. We’ve all at some point had to rewrite something. Just think about all those texts that you had to backspace on because your first draft was well–rough or didn’t communicate what you wanted to say. Now imagine 400 pages of that. Yup. As I… Continue reading On Rewriting
December is coming to an end which obviously as we wrap up the year I’d like to say with grand gusto because why not? Whoo-hoo I finished my very first draft!! Like I actually wrote something (I’m having a moment). You guys don’t know how long I’ve waited to write this story. I waited 10… Continue reading That Second Draft…
NaNoWriMo 2017 is among us! I have already decided that since NaNoWriMo 2016 was one of the catalyst events that had to happen for me to finally get started on my manuscript this year I will once again join with a brand new story! Yay! Currently I am editing my main project which WOW has… Continue reading Prepping for NaNoWriMo 2017
I finished!! Hooray! I thought you guys should know that I finished my first draft last Sunday night. Ha! I have been basking on glorious ‘OMG I’m done–for now at least’ glory for a few days now and it feels so good! I am proud of what I’ve written and ready to take it to… Continue reading The First Draft
I am so honored to have been able to contribute to the blog. Participating in NaNoWriMo is what truly gave me a jolt to seriously make a commitment to write every day. Shortly after completing Camp NaNoWriMo in July I wrote a post for the NaNoWriMo blog. Check it out here!
Y’all I went to my very first writing conference about two weeks ago and it was AWESOME! For a while now I had been reading on author blogs that mentioned going to a writing conference was important and at times a necessity for the craft. I can definitely agree for sure. Over a year ago… Continue reading North Texas SCBWI