The Writing Round Up: August 2018

WIP progress Still ploding away at draft zero folks. Current word count for my middle grade adventure novel (working title Code Green Society) stands at about 48,000 words. I'm looking forward to typing 'The End' on this manuscript. How should I celebrate? Chilled bottle of Proseco? Somehow I feel like this is leading up to... 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 →

The Round-Up: March/April Goals

So here we are at the end of April 2017! Whew! I've been crazy busy and I'm still struggling with balancing writing with the requirements of a full-time job.  I haven't really been blogging because let's be honest - blogging is also a form of procrastination when you're supposed to be writing. So let's take... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction Monthly Photo Challenge

Hi guys, Every month I’m going to pull a random card from my Storymatic Kids game and write a flash fiction story for children (up to 700 words), based on the prompt on the card. To make things even more interesting, I’m creating a story aesthetic for inspiration. February’s Challenge Writing prompt: Eating competition Ready,... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction Monthly Photo Challenge

Hi guys, Every month I'm going to pull a random card from my Storymatic Kids game and write a flash fiction story for children (up to 700 words), based on the prompt on the card. To make things even more interesting, I'm creating a story aesthetic for inspiration. January's Challenge Set your story on another... Continue Reading →

#MGBookMas Day 12: A book with love as a theme

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy Description (from Goodreads) Meet the Fletchers. Their year will be filled with new schools, old friends, a grouchy neighbor, hungry skunks, leaking ice rinks, school plays, wet cats, and scary tales told in the dark! There’s Sam, age twelve, who’s mostly interested in soccer, food,... Continue Reading →

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