Backstory – Pixie

Backstory – Pixie

I’ve officially completed my current work in progress — Pixie. Yay! (I say that, but now the editing comes into play. It might actually be a few months before the story is actually completed.) As soon as I hear more or see a book cover, I’ll pass it along! In the...
The Try/Fail Cycle

The Try/Fail Cycle

As I’ve mentioned before, I outline my novels with three disasters and a climax. (I picked up the bare bones of that from here.) Others simply ask the question, “What’s the worst thing that can happen to my main characters now?” Depending on their answers, they...
Pixie – Excerpt

Pixie – Excerpt

What happens when the writer is beyond her personal deadline? The reader receives an excerpt rather than a real blog entry. Yay, you! Here’s a look into Lindsay Wells from my upcoming book, Pixie. Happy Reading! Pixie – Chapter Four – Monday Minus...
And So We Begin…

And So We Begin…

If you’re a writer, I have no doubt you’ve stared at a blank computer screen slash typewriter paper slash notebook page in dismay. You see the characters in your mind’s eye in ultimate detail. They’ve lived in your heart for weeks or months or...
License to Write

License to Write

As a child I recall my career goals included a rock band and a sculpture studio. I’d play guitars or drums on stage and create beautiful statuary in the privacy of my home. The reality is that I can’t sing for @#%! and never got beyond the first guitar...