Revising, Rewriting, and Editing

In the past few months, I have been diligently revising, editing and rewriting my story through a series of drafts. There is still work that needs to be done. Each time I sit down to work I make a commitment to make it better. Each time I reread a chapter I discover how much I … More Revising, Rewriting, and Editing

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North Texas SCBWI

Last weekend I attended the North Texas SCBWI Conference and here’s what I learned.   Conferences are important to attend. You not only get to meet and chat with other writers who are at different stages in their writing journey, but there are craft and industry workshops that are super helpful. You can sign up … More North Texas SCBWI

One chapter a day

A couple of days ago I decided to write one chapter a day. Let me be clear that in the almost two years that I have been working on my manuscript I have never written one whole chapter in an entire day. Really! I’ve taken some time in between writing sometimes mid-chapter to think things … More One chapter a day

The First Draft

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 … More The First Draft

My NaNoWriMo Post

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!    

Writing Tools

You’re probably thinking…’what tools’? Ah well you know when I sit down to write I have to have a few certain things available for me to feel at ease. I heard that a lot of other writers have their ‘thing’ that they do to prepare for a writing session and I thought I would share … More Writing Tools