October 30: Five Signs That You Don’t Plot Enough

AS a plantser, I understand how long and detailed plotting and planning can feel like a chore. I can also sympathize with people who find that pre-established plot lines choke their creativity. Some writers need to write those first 250 words, despite the fact that they're garbage, in order to get the creative juices flowing. I understand.... Continue Reading →

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October 27: Scheduling is a thing!

Today I broke down and admitted to myself that I was in desperate need of a time management reboot if I wanted to accomplish most of my short-term goals. I know WHAT I want to accomplish and HOW to get it all done. What I am lacking is a PLAN.  Now you may be one... Continue Reading →

October 25: Six Days Left

How do you like the new Wattpad book cover? I decided that since I have made the storyline of Unintended Consequences much edgier, I should give it a cover to match. I still love the original cover art and will probably use it for another project (hint: I already have a title) but this is... Continue Reading →

October 24: 7 Days to NaNoWriMo

In honor of the start of NaNoWriMo I have been doing what any decent participant is doing at this time of year- Prepping. That means new notebooks and pens, new outlines and vision boards, new schedules and planners, it is my "new" year. Before we move forward, please take a moment to like and follow... Continue Reading →

The Proper Care and Feeding of the Writers in Your Life – Volume 1

I love it when I find a great read. This counts as one of them, so I’m passing it on to you!

Bonnywood Manor

Once upon a time, in a land where the summer sun can kill your soul, on the patio of a restaurant bar where the libations eased the slow heat-death, a discussion took place betwixt a certain writer and a certain beloved person in the writer’s life. The conversation was initially mundane, with rambling whatnots about who would sleep with George Clooney if given the chance and whether or not a proper queso recipe should include diced onion. Then, in a rather alarming development, the dialogue became a wee bit accusatory, and non-sexual passions were enflamed. Nonetheless, some intriguing considerations arose, and I would be remiss in my responsibilities as a writer if I didn’t share this conversation with you.

(Note: Forthwith, the “writer” shall be known as “Hexom”, a character in one of my books, a simple ploy that should give the illusion that someone else has an issue, even…

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