2018, February

One year, five year, and ten year plans

Hello, Readers! I totally missed my Friday blog post. As I've had problems motivating myself to sit down and write these posts ahead of time, it makes it hard on days when I'm actually busy to squeeze them in. That was completely my fault. Last Friday was my daughter's science fair at the college among… Continue reading One year, five year, and ten year plans

2018, January

Celebration of Firsts and a Review

Hello, Readers! First, let me just start this blog post by saying today is a huge day for me. Six years ago on this very day, I released my first novel, Creatures of the Damned. While I do not remain as wildly in love with this novel as I had been then, I still see… Continue reading Celebration of Firsts and a Review

2017, June

My Enemy is Actually my Friend

Hello, Readers! As I'm getting ready for Camp Nano next month I find myself thinking about my writing process and everything that it entails from getting up early to procrastination. I must admit that every time I decide I'm going to start a new novel and get it out I find myself instantly tired. For… Continue reading My Enemy is Actually my Friend

2017, June

Another Day in the Writer’s Boot Camp

Hello, Readers! As I go through the Writer's Boot Camp I've found some days are easier to accomplish than others. It isn't a matter of getting up early enough. Surprisingly I haven't had a problem with the rising early enough to get it accomplished, however, there are other things that are more difficult. Yesterday was… Continue reading Another Day in the Writer’s Boot Camp

2017, May

Creativity is a Faucet

Hello, Readers! This is a saying I've heard over and over again. That creativity doesn't flow until you start working and continue working on them. While I'm not one that believes you need to write every single day, I do get the relevance of it in conjunction with the faucet of creativity. There isn't one… Continue reading Creativity is a Faucet

2017, February

Show vs Tell

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) Hello, once again writers and readers! I'm going to go over a few things I've learned once again while Malevolent Mind is with an editor and I'm still awaiting the cover design.  I've been reading another… Continue reading Show vs Tell

2017, January

Your Voice in Writing

Today I'd like to address Writers as well as Readers. I have to say that as an author I am constantly trying to learn. Writing is an art and like all arts, you remain in a perpetual state of learning. As you've probably seen during a few other posts I've been reading a lot of… Continue reading Your Voice in Writing

2016, March

Changes and Information

Hello, incredible readers! Happy first day of March! I am super excited for this month. Not only does a new month offer me up the opportunity to reach even higher goals than I did in February, but it also allowed me to start the first day of my new bullet journal. I've been setting up,… Continue reading Changes and Information