WIP Update, Part 2

I have good news to report! On Tuesday night (with about fifteen minutes to spare) I finished the first draft of Outcast (Flawed, book 2), thus meeting my goal. And there was much rejoicing! Next comes a very important phase for the novel: it must sit. For the next 4 – 6 weeks (possibly longer),[…]

WIP (Work In Progress) Update

Today I do not have a normal inspirational post for you, but I have a very good reason for that: it’s the LAST DAY OF THE MONTH! In other words, it’s the last day to finish my novel. And so today I grant you, my faithful readers (and secret stalkers – Yes, I see you[…]

Commit or Be Committed

              Wonderful Mediocrity I love setting goals. Don’t get me wrong; nice, fluffy, feel-good goals like: “someday I’ll try oil painting” or “someday I’ll get a book published.” But goals like that aren’t helpful. They do little more than convince me I’m going somewhere without giving me the means[…]

What’s Your Tune?

Music. It may be a little old hat to say music is a great source of inspiration. You know that already. Or do you? Maybe you’re a writer who absolutely can’t write without noise in the background. Or maybe you’re one who can’t write a single word unless you’re submerged in utter silence. Personally, I[…]