hitting goals

    The skeleton of my first manuscript is done. Fourteen days, only seven of them actually writing, 14,803 words…and I’m done. That’s a huge goal for me. I’ve never written this way before – writing straight through without editing, taking out all the details that “show” the story and just getting the “facts” down. […]

when butterflies surprise you

I spent December getting this website up and running, researching plotting, editing, character questionnaires and tips from those in the trade. I also spent a lot of time writing out notes for the story ideas bouncing around in my head. I knew that, come January, I wanted to spend a specific amount of time writing […]