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

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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

WriteOnCon 2018

You guys WriteOnCon happened a few weeks ago and I am still catching up on all its goodness. For those of you who don’t know WriteOnCon is an online writing conference held online for writers. The moment I found out about it I quickly signed up. It is a three-day conference for writers and illustrators … More WriteOnCon 2018

On Rewriting

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 … More On Rewriting