Taking Stock of 2013

Another round of New Year’s resolutions and goals. This normally includes taking stock of the previous year. This past year, I had 1 primary goal: Go with the Flow. It was the first year I didn’t have a list of concrete, measurable and trackable goals. Considering the circumstances, I think I did pretty well. It … More Taking Stock of 2013

Sequel-Hell: About to Commit Manuscript-icide

I’m in that horrible, gut-wrenching place called “Sequel Hell.” Where you question everything about the plot, the characters, even the overall plausibility of the trilogy. My confidence is near bottom on this thing. I’ve finished the first novel in the trilogy and sent it out to several publishers (it’s a romantic suspense). I have the … More Sequel-Hell: About to Commit Manuscript-icide

Writing Retreats

Dilemma. Need solutions. Isn’t that the key question to most everything? 🙂  My writing muse is firmly stuck in dozing mode. Normally, this is frustrating enough. Yet a few other writing friends of mine are also stuck. In either initial first draft, edits, or the dreaded (but interesting problem) of second-book-curse-oritis. Aha! Solution: writing retreat. … More Writing Retreats

Sweets and Sours

I have some interesting news, potentially awesome. But I don’t want to jinx it. As soon as I have more info, I’ll share it. But it’s been a good few weeks as far as writing goes. In a business full of rejection, and the lovely habits of swallowing those rejections week after week, it’s good … More Sweets and Sours

Apologies for Silence

I apologize for my silence over the last few weeks. 2013 isn’t starting off as promising as I’d hoped and we’re dealing with a not-so-pleasant situation, that I have no idea when will be resolved. But I know you all understand. Family and health come first. Sadly, this also means I haven’t been able to … More Apologies for Silence