Life, Updates, Writing Process

Creativity means changing your mind

We had four bushes on the side of our garage that were diseased last year but coming back alright this year. I didn't like the look of them and even though I could have cared for them and brought them back to health, they just didn't suit my taste. We made the decision to rip… Continue reading Creativity means changing your mind

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The Book is One-Third Re-Written!

I hit a new milestone last week! I got over one-third of the way through my re-write! Woooooo! I am so happy with how the story is going right now and how the writing is turning out. Taking time with the words and really concentrating on the plot and feel have proven to be a… Continue reading The Book is One-Third Re-Written!

Life, Updates, Work-in-Progress, Writing Process

Changes of Scenery

This past weekend my friend and I went on our own mini writer's retreat. Mostly, this included us, a cabin, and only a little bit of pressure to be productive. It was a good day as long as we got writing done. We adventured in the morning and spent the afternoon on our own projects,… Continue reading Changes of Scenery

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Personal Chaos Can’t Stop Milestones!

I will hit 20,000 words with my next writing session! That's 1/4 of the way through my planned word count of the book rewrite! I am over the moon at this number because it FEELS huge. The plot has kicked off, things are actively happening, the characters have captured the attention of readers (I hope),… Continue reading Personal Chaos Can’t Stop Milestones!

Life, Updates, Writing Process

When Perseverance Pays Off

My goodness, my puppy is seven months old! Our little Nugget has been full of what I can only describe as "spunk" and some would call "vinegar" since the day we brought him home. He has a habit of talking with his teeth (aka, he's a bit mouthy). That's all fine and good when he's… Continue reading When Perseverance Pays Off