Writers are often asked where they get their ideas. While I can't speak for other writers, I know that generally something (anything) sparks a character to start speaking to me. The ones that stick are typically very loud and won't leave me alone. They tell me their story. But that's how the stories get started. … Continue reading Ideas in weird places
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I didn't get as much done this week as I would have hoped. I spent most of my time trying to figure out what to do with Onesong. At the moment, my timeline for the story covers two medium sized white boards, plus has about 10 pages of notes. I have the poor story in … Continue reading Progress – December 4, 2017
A while back, I said that I was going to be in a second bundle and that an announcement was forthcoming. Well, here it is. My story, Fractured Echo, is included in the Dragon Tales bundle along with several other great writers like Kevin J. Anderson, Stefon Mears, and Russ Crossley. About the bundle: Dragons … Continue reading Dragon bundle release
Fiction words written last week: 12.424 words Blogs/Newsletter articles/non-fiction written: 1,307 words Writing month to date total: 46,027 words Writing year to date total: 179,245 words. Drawing/painting last week: 0 square inches painted. Illustration year to date total: 131.25 square inches. Audio: I spent 10 hours editing audio. More below. Week's happenings: As you can see, I didn't get as … Continue reading Progress – 06/26/17
Fiction words written last week: 7,338 words Blogs/Newsletter articles written: 743 words Writing month to date total: 30,444 words for March, 1,240 so far for April Writing year to date total: 78,329 words. Drawing/painting last week: 0 square inches painted. Illustration year to date total: 131.25 square inches. Audio: I spent nearly 7 hours on recording and editing audio. Week's … Continue reading Progress – 04/03/17
While my Valentine's Day Tick-Tock Tuesday was a special one (just because I was feeling the love - ahh!), this is February's real Tick-Tock Tuesday. Today is a special day for me. February 28th has a deep meaning to me. No, I'm not going into why. It just does. The fact that it fell on … Continue reading Tick-Tock Tuesday
Is your life sad? We all trade the hours of our lives for something. Are you just letting it waste away or are you doing something worthwhile?
Memories fade, but what you feel for stories you love can only teleport you through time.
I hope you've had time to think about the last post and how something as simple as a profile can win or lose you a sale. But writing about yourself can be worse than writing 500 words on being a backpack (ask me about that story sometime!). Let me ask you a question and really … Continue reading Make it personal!