July Camp NaNoWriMo – Week One Recap

If you're a writer, you must have heard about NaNoWriMo, which stands for National Novel Writing Month, where the goal is to write 50,000 words during the month of November. Camp NaNo is a variation of this madness, taking place in April and July of each year. However, Camp NaNo is less rigid in that... Continue Reading →

Hello, June

Can't believe we're halfway through 2019!! Did you have a 'word' for 2019? Mine was intentional - to live 2019 with purpose and to living my best life. Some days it doesn't feel like I'm being very intentional. Some days it feels like I'm circling the drain but I'm trying to make the most of... Continue Reading →

My 2019 Writing Goals

Hello 2019, After wiping out on my 2018 writing resolutions I decided to refer to my plans not as resolutions but as creative goals. Do you have a word for 2019? My word for 2019 is intentional. I plan to be purposeful and deliberate when it comes to my writing. Time and space are a writer's most... Continue Reading →

Getting back on track in August

Looks like my poor little blog is falling by the wayside... I'm now at the seventy percent mark of my middle grade novel. Honestly I'd predicted that I would be revising a completed draft by now but here we are. Still writing... After agonizing over my opening pages for such a long time, I'm still... Continue Reading →

My March/April Bi-Monthly Goals

Can't believe it's March already! I started 2018 full of determination and so far it's holding. I set a ton of ambitious goals for January/February, so how did it go? I didn't finish the draft but I still call a win on this one. In January I signed up for an online course with the... Continue Reading →

My WIP Update: January 2018

One way I’m holding myself accountable to my writing goals is through an end of the month work-in-progress (WIP) update.   What am I working on? I’m currently working on a middle grade adventure (working title: The Treehouse Society). After way too many revisions of the outline, my first draft sits at about 30,000 and... Continue Reading →

My Bi-Monthly Goals: Jan/Feb 2018

Hello 2018, This year I'm attempting a bi-monthly method of goal setting. I got the idea from Kristen Martin on You Tube (I highly recommend), she makes writing advice videos and is a self-published author of four fantasy books. Well, Kristen uses bi-monthly targets and reports at the end of the period whether she achieved... Continue Reading →

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