On Sticking to One Story and Finishing It- Part One

Sometime last week, someone commented on one of my posts, asking for advice on how I am able to stick to one story. While I gave my methods (these will be covered in Part Two, coming this Thursday), I asked one of my fellow authors to give her thoughts on it. I have had the … Continue reading On Sticking to One Story and Finishing It- Part One

On Halfway Points

I am excited to let you all know that I am right about at the halfway point of my novel, Heavenly Lights! I can't believe how far I have come, and how well it is going. My excitement for the story hasn't dwindled even a little, and I look forward to writing even more and … Continue reading On Halfway Points

3 Reasons Why You Should Update People On Your Word Count Status

There is nothing like seeing the word count of your novel increasing over time. Whether it be only a couple dozen words or a couple thousand (or ten thousand if you're crazy) words a day, keeping your followers on Twitter, Facebook, or your website updated on how far you are getting into your story is … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Update People On Your Word Count Status

Free Writing

“How many times have you been here?” “Once or twice.” “You’re lying.” “Okay, okay. Eight.” “Eight times?” “Yes, eight. Why does it matter?” “I… It… It doesn’t, I guess. I was just curious. And I’m excited.” “With good reason, too.” “What is it like?” “Really?” “Really, what?” “You want me to tell you? To spoil … Continue reading Free Writing