I decided to make a video today about my writing goals for the year. I’ve had a good start to the year as far as writing goes. I’m almost done with another round of edits on THE MUSES, and I Continue reading Writing Goals, Twilight Storytellers, and THE MUSES
Today is November 15th which means the awesome band Alvvays is finally playing in Atlanta tonight… oh, wait, I’m talking about writing here. This means it’s the halfway point in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! I started strong in week Continue reading YALLFest, NaNoWriMo, Thoughts on Publishing, Pinterest, etc.
I made a little vlog above about participating in NaNoWriMo. Today is the first day of November, which means it’s time to get cracking on those novels! Check out my NaNoWriMo page here – and add me as a writing Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2014 – Ready, Set, Go!
So two years ago, when I was writing THE MUSES, I wrote roughly 100 pages before I figured out what was actually supposed to happen in the story. Then I scratched everything I had written and started over. Maybe this is just Continue reading Writing Process and NaNoWriMo
As some of you may or may not know, I recently wrote a YA novella called STORYBOARDS. I briefly tried to publish STORYBOARDS traditionally with the help of my agent, but there aren’t many publishers who want to publish Continue reading Cover Reveal: STORYBOARDS – a Young Adult Novella
I like the idea of the 30-day whatever challenge. Remember those 30-day music challenges that were going around a few years ago on Facebook? Every day you had to post a song. Then there’s the 30-day poetry challenge, which I Continue reading 30 Day Blog Challenge – Day 1 – Re-connecting With Music
Hey everyone. It’s been a while since I posted as I got wrapped up in all of the Thanksgiving festivities (and PIE). I thought I’d give you a little update. How did everyone do with NaNoWriMo? I didn’t officially participate, Continue reading Updates: Post-NaNoWriMo, revising The Muses, freelance writing and editing
Vincent and Izabella – Painted – September 2007 – photo by A.D. Gaspard You’ll all be happy to know that I have successfully busted through my own writer’s block by doing a number of the things I had suggested in Continue reading My Journey with The Muses (So Far!)
People ask me all of the time how I got a literary agent or whether or not I have any advice for them about trying to get a literary agent. I’ve come up with a few helpful hints for the Continue reading Getting a Literary Agent: Five Helpful Tips
My fortune cookie said “Focus on your long-term goal. Your wish will be granted next year.” This clearly means I will be getting a book deal some time in 2014, right? I sent this photo to my literary agent, Continue reading My Fortune Cookie Has Some Good Advice