Confession time: As much as I absolutely love reading, there is quite a long list of books in which I have watched the movie version first. Most of that habit happened when I was a kid. As an adult, I’ve … Continue reading what I learned from reading Matilda at age 30
What’s better than a weekend of books with your best friend? Well, nothing! Last weekend brought Book Con 2019 to NYC and I was lucky enough to go thanks to the lovely lady pictured below. While there were so many … Continue reading books, books, and more books!
Let’s get down to business. Have you ever heard of the Iceberg Illusion? Normally, when you think of icebergs, you think of… …but I am actually referring to this… It can be hard to be a writer sometimes. Don’t get … Continue reading what it really takes
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
If you’re a writer of any kind, at some point you’re going to reach a point in your career where you will find yourself in need of a critique or have to give one yourself. I have been part of … Continue reading What Makes A Good Critique Partner?
Tis the season for hot chocolate, Christmas music, and writing sessions. The past two months have been quite intense as I juggled my day job and a hefty list of writing goals. However, I am happy to report that I … Continue reading have yourself a merry little writing session
Happy NaNoWriMo 2018 to you all! This week’s post is meant to declare my writing goals for the next two months along with talking about a very interesting topic that came up the other day over lunch with my writer … Continue reading “how can we get you there without getting you there?”
At the end of July, I began my Revision Adventure. Since then, it’s been quite an interesting experience. I have to say that when I began this process, I thought that I would get the same kind of feeling I … Continue reading Revision Adventure Update
It’s been a month and a week since I finished the first draft of my novel. Since then, I’ve had a rough time adjusting to my revision schedule. I’m only about ten pages in after all this time. With that … Continue reading pasta & pencils
Last week, I finished the first draft of my novel. After a week of taking a little break, I realized just how anxious I was to begin revisions. My writing habits have been pretty strict since the beginning of the … Continue reading preparation begins