Category Archives: Am writing

I Did It!

2017 kicked off much better as I gained new perspective and motivation with the book. I pressed on with getting chapters fleshed out fuller than before, and with better focus. Continue reading

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Deadlines and Movie Ratings

I’ve promised myself I’ll do it once more then it’s going to my beta-readers and perhaps they’ll have some input for me I can use. Continue reading

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Best Time Ever!

I was stunned when he asked to interview me and discuss the importance of writing groups, and likewise, to hear my story. Continue reading

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June Update

I can’t describe the joy it was to kill off my first character a few weeks ago and to continue to do so with other characters since. So sweet! Why are you raising an eyebrow at my joy? I mentioned before the story is a thriller right? Continue reading

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Shhh! The End is Near!

I think I’ve finally figured out what’s going on. If I announce a deadline, the writing Gods will conspire against me, throwing problems big and small to confound my writing! That’s gotta be it, right?! Continue reading

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So, it’s been a while…

Isn’t it funny how the mind works? You walk into a room only to have forgotten why you went in there in the first place. Especially if it’s the kitchen because, at least for me anyway, I go right for the … Continue reading

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My Novel Update from March

I’ve become somewhat resigned to the idea that as a first-time novelist it’s taking longer than it would usually, but I’m learning a lot. Continue reading

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The Big Picture

I’ve been on fire re-writing chapter after chapter. Character conflict and resolution, a story arch, new character insights, and fixing how to advance the story without giving away the end. I was seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with a current goal of March for a potential release of Nine-Mile Bridge. I’m going to do this! Continue reading

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Still Fishing

Mostly though my upcoming post will be how I learned how my poker game correlates with my writing. Interested yet? Continue reading

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Keeping Up with NaNo-Writing Goals?

That being said, I’m pretty thrilled to be working on a new novel. It too is a thriller but with a scifi slant. Continue reading

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