May Goal Update

As of today, I’ve written 6,924 words toward my May goal of 30,000. I’m shooting for 1,000 words a day, so I’m a bit behind the pace I need to maintain to reach 30,000 this month. However, I’ve started eight out of 24 chapters, and completed the draft of several. That’s not bad. I might […]

May Goal

Have you heard of NaNoWriMo? In November, a whole lot of crazies from around the globe attempt to write a novel within the confines of a calendar month. (National Novel Writing Month = NaNoWriMo.) The goal is 50,000 words in 30 days; a brutal pace to keep for an entire month. You learn a lot […]

Self-Publishing Excitement!

For anyone tracking the self-publishing revolution, this is an exciting time! I thought that last month, but I swear, things just keep getting better. Virtually every day I find another self-published author online realizing their dream of sharing their fiction, and even selling their work! Here are a couple of resources I’m keeping track of […]

More About Me

Confession: I want it all. I have a beautiful family, a husband and two small daughters, as well as the family dog. I have a successful career and the blessing of enjoying my day job. I’m interested in politics and world events. (And it could be a full-time job keeping up with developments in that […]

Why Blog?

This is my first venture into the blogging world… so why pursue a blog about writing when I have yet to release any fiction of my own? Any writers out there know that writing, editing and releasing your fiction is a ton of work. Most of the time it’s fun, but sometimes it’s tedious and […]