Hello, lovelies! So, as many of you know, I've been working on BLOOD PRICE for a number of years now, really trying to put my best foot forward with this novel. I've very proud of it and think it's my best work to date. I queried it last fall and got some positive responses: a… Continue reading Editing a Novel as an Impostor
Hello, lovelies! I am so excited to announce, after much deliberation and teeter-tottering, that I am going to be attempting NaNoWriMo this year! I won't lie: I've only ever won NaNoWriMo once (back in 2015), even though I've signed up multiple years with the purest of intentions to actually finish the novels I set out… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2019: Sequel, Here I Come!
Hello, lovelies! I have finished another draft of BLOOD PRICE, my feminist epic fantasy that I've spent prolly the past two years working on. Of course, it isn't truly done. I've learned enough in my journey as a writer to know that a book is never done until it's on bookshelves or published online for all the… Continue reading Blood Price is “Done” (!!)
Something really neat happened last week. After almost eight weeks of writing five times a week (some days, 200 words, other days, 4,000), 151 pages and 80,000 words later, the first full draft of Blood Price is complete. I write "full" with extra emphasis because, in case you haven't stumbled upon this tidbit in previous posts, Blood Price was an idea… Continue reading First Draft Completed: Blood Price Edition
I started writing a new book this week and I'm already 13,000 words in, after two days of working on it. Before you start cursing my name and wonder what sacrifices I've made in order for the Muse to be so kind to me, let me clear something up real quick. Hardly any of those… Continue reading Lying Numbers and Cheating Thoughts