Belief in the Writer Within

My summer of editing is going according to plan and next month brings with it a special occasion for me. At present, I’m finishing my editing pass on Bk1, Trust Continue Reading →

Adding to My Editing Process

I’ve talked before about the importance of finding the method of drafting that works best for me and how everyone will ultimately have their own unique approach. Recent events have Continue Reading →

Reflections After Editing Bk4

Last weekend I finished the initial edit on Riparia’s Bk4 (#3 is a prequel that she’s barely in). Simultaneously, I completed the revision map that will kickstart my next editing Continue Reading →

This INFJ’s Character Empathy

I don’t know if it’s because I’m an INFJ, or perhaps I’m just empathetic, or both, or I become too wrapped up in my stories, but my emotional connection to Continue Reading →

Writing Habit

If you want to write one of the keys is to establish a writing habit to enable your skills to grow and aid your productivity. As it happens, there are Continue Reading →

Is Riparia Dellbane an INFJ?

Is Riparia Dellbane an INFJ? For a long while that question has flittered about in my brain, but I’ve never taken the time to examine it—until now. Before I do, Continue Reading →

Project Transition

My transition from the end of one project to the beginning of another lasted nine hours, enough time for sleep and breakfast. I don’t take writing/editing vacations unless I have Continue Reading →

A Found Family Mother

I’m close to wrapping up the first draft of Stealing Light and remain astonished at how the story has morphed time and time again. The core plot, the one I Continue Reading →

My Writing Themes: One Deep Root

Drafting, editing, and world building are the sapling in the sunlight, but the seed and roots that come first are the writer’s true creation story. As a child I often Continue Reading →

Each Novel is a Different Experience

What I’ve learned over the years is that all that’s the same about the creation of each novel is that no matter what I do and how I begin they Continue Reading →