On my Facebook author page, I wrote a post about my last minute push to complete a story in time for submission (post can be found here). That short story was published as “Double Trouble” (I HATE that title) in the anthology Grey Matter Monster. Below is a teaser from my short story. This is not … More Teaser Tuesday:Double Trouble
Not sure when I first heard this quote but I really took it to heart. It is not unusual for me to set goals that to some are astronomical. In many instances, I tend to feel overwhelmed at just the thought of these goals. I start to take to heart the doubt others place in … More Goodreads Challenge 2017: 100 Books In A Year
I had love once. It was such an amazing thing. My world flowed, heart bursting at the seams. Even in the darkest night, it flooded my soul with the brightest light. I had love once. At times it was complicated. Like a drug it had me sedated. There were days when I felt so much … More Love…A Memory
Current Word Count: 50,285 – Winner It was a really good idea, if not a bit ambitious. The plan was for me to blog my way through NaNoWriMo. Originally, it was going really well. Until real life came and kicked my butt. There was the car accident which resulted in cancelled vacation plans (so much … More NaNoWriMo 2016 Wrap-Up & A Sample From “Tree of Life”
Current Word Count: 10,670 I added less than 400 today. It was just an extremely busy day filled with time with friends and even a 5k race. I am not going to beat myself up over it. Instead, I’m going to get myself to bed and catch up tomorrow. Write On!
Current Word Count: 10,317 It’s been one of the toughest weeks in my years as a writer. NaNoWriMo started, I did a write in, cracked 10,000 words and through it all dealt with some really heavy personal issues. There were times when I dove into writing to hide from my problems. Avoiding the truth aboutreality, … More NaNoWriMo Day 4: Art & Pain
Current Word Count: 9,136 Today was one of those days were I truly had to wrestle for every word committed to page. Work was tough and sapped the energy out of me. During my lunch I stared at blank sheets of paper and an empty iPad screen. However, nothing happened. By the time I got … More NaNoWriMo Day 3: Wrestling for Words