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Touching, stewing, and getting Faceless

So wow, it’s been awhile! I kicked June boot camp’s ass and ended up with first draft of TOUCH, my new YA paranormal romance.  I spent the first few weeks of July polishing it up with the help of my awesome Army and had my first query out on the 21st.  My first request came … Continue reading

The Editing Song

So this week I’ve been editing/adding to Disappear.  Pushing ahead because as of June first, it’s on to my boot camp book, The Reaper.  So of course, today, instead of editing, what was I doing? This… Yes.  I’m very easy to distract.  It’s a good thing I don’t sleep much or I’d never get anything … Continue reading

A Song for Saturday

Sorry I’ve been slacking lately–no cookie for me!  Here’s your Saturday song.  Also check out The Care and Feeding of Writers on my blog over at Savvy Authors. This one’s from my new YA uf, The Reaper.  Enjoy!

Savvy Author’s PITCH WEEK!

I’m a shy person.  No, really, it’s true!  I’m so shy it’s debilitating at times.  Maybe I don’t come off that way, but trust me, it’s there.  I used to think, hey, no big deal.  As a writer I don’t need to deal with people.  I can hole up in my little corner of the … Continue reading

Have you ever wondered where writers get their ideas?

The answer is simple.  Oh so simple. Real life. That phrase, the one that says real life is stranger than fiction, yeah it’s true. Yesterday, I saw a man rip a doorknob from a door and throw it through the glass that separated him from the receptionist.  He wasn’t happy he had to wait in … Continue reading

WIPaholics 12 step program

We admit we are powerless against our WIPs—that they hold our muse—and our hard drives hostage. We believe something greater than ourselves—the revision process and editing that comes with it—can and will restore our sanity. We have made the choice to give our lives over to the care of our Muse. We will cease extensively … Continue reading

Blowing away the deadline

So we did it!  My crit partner, Katie Ellyson and I have finished the first draft’s of our current WIP’s.  We gave ourselves two weeks, until march 14th, to complete a first draft.  Well, we blew that deadline right out of the water.  We reached our goal a whole 10 days early!  Now comes the, … Continue reading

Snow pictures

Something to look forward to?  There’s an evil rumor that another bad storm is heading our way next week… Woohoo!

Digging out

All I can say is thank God it’s over. I’m in New York, and we got hit with that crazy storm last week.  It lasted from Tuesday night until yesterday.  Hell it’s actually still snowing, though thankfully not amounting to anything. Yet. We lost power in the early hours on Wednesday and only got it … Continue reading