Writing Beyond My Headlights

The NaNo aftermath. I’m toasted more than usual. Burned. Well, maybe not that bad, but that’s me talking today and not yesterday. First off, I’m not going to talk about Continue Reading →

Camp NaNo Excerpt: Fall of Baris

Chaos. That’s my life until the first of August. I’ve a mountain of work needing done and so when I committed to drafting yet another novel this month I vowed Continue Reading →

Camp NaNo Excerpt: The Aperture

So, in keeping with taking a vacation of sorts from the blog, I’m leaning heavily on a first draft excerpt again this week. Well, it’s a vacation if you don’t Continue Reading →

Another Camp NaNoWriMo Excerpt

I’m a poor (at best) swimmer and this month I’m swimming upstream during Camp NaNoWriMo trying to complete an entire draft in thirty-one days. That’s right, I’m not talking about Continue Reading →

Three Eagles

Three eagles against a sky so blue that no other can match the hue —except, maybe, blues at midnight when ideas are born. Soar. Skim the currents and reach for Continue Reading →

World Building Chat

And now for something completely different… Okay, not completely, but different. Leading up to Camp NaNoWriMo I recently led a chat on Twitter concerning world building and made slides for Continue Reading →

Typing Insanity

Waking with one thought too similar to, “Oh no,” I realize I’ve committed to Camp NaNoWriMo. A mountain’s worth of words awaiting my invention an insane amount of work requiring Continue Reading →

Drafting Madness, Oh How I Love to Catch It

Oh no. Yikes. I’m doomed. July Camp NaNo approaches and I’m going to draft another novel. Stop me before I draft again! Too late. As if I need more editing Continue Reading →