Happy Sunday to all. I’m back! What have I been up to? Well, a lot! Here’s what’s happened in the last two weeks… These past few weeks have felt like a dream. 💭 I got engaged to the love of … Continue reading spring smiles
I know what you’re thinking. Christine, what does clutter have to do with my writing? Well, whether we like it or not…many outside factors impact our writing habits. It wasn’t until about a year ago that I realized just how … Continue reading Cleanse. Write. Repeat.
Happy 2019! *throws pixie dust* I’m so happy to be back in the steady blogging game! This year, I promise to bring you, what I hope will be, some very entertaining posts. If you’ve been with me for a while, … Continue reading Planning, Planning, Planning
Earlier this week, I put a poll on Twitter about what my next post should be about. The result was something I didn’t expect, but hey…this is a fun change of pace! What should my blog post be about this … Continue reading how I love pineapple pizza
Needless to say, I am thrilled. 60,076 words written. BOOM! Stay tuned as my revision adventure approaches! Love, Christine Continue reading draft one complete!
Once upon a time, Christine really needed a deadline. For writers that don’t have book contracts, it can be hard sometimes to stick to goals. Even when I am in the most motivated of moods, I still need a goal … Continue reading the tale of the self-imposed deadline
It’s safe to assume that if you are a writer you are going to purchase books about writing. I don’t think I know a writer that doesn’t have at least one! Sure, some writers may take it a bit too … Continue reading 5 writing books I love
There are so many different ways to be a writer. Each one of us is unique in our processes. Sometimes the things that you’ve been doing forever work well, and other times everything falls flat. Today I found myself pressured … Continue reading is an outline right for your novel?
Many years ago, I finished a young adult, paranormal-romance novel. It was my first completed manuscript and I was pretty new to that level of the writing world. When it came time to start editing, I felt a little lost. … Continue reading how to track character emotions
“Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: it’s always you versus a blank sheet of paper (or a blank screen) and quite often the blank piece of paper wins.” -Neil Gaiman I’ve been pondering how often … Continue reading the art of brainstorming