Kelly Lynn Colby Blog

Pathfinder Roleplaying Adventure

I’m entering the world of dice rolling, character exploring, friendship building, beast slaughtering, hit point counting roleplay. I’m bouncing in my chair like a toddler on too much candy. I can’t wait to start!...

Newsletter Conundrum

I’m almost done with book two, TARBIN’S FALSE PROPHET. If I would quit adding chapters, I’d already be finished. I need a better outline next time. The cover is in the hands of the...

Superstars Writing Seminar

Success smells like popcorn. Let me explain. It’s been a week since I returned to the real world from The 9th Annual Superstars Writing Seminar (SSWS) in Colorado Springs. You’ve read my blog. You’ve...

Girl Scout Troop Christmas Fun

I know. It’s a month since Christmas, but I wanted to share the fun time we have every year with our girls. They’re getting older now. (High School? How did that happen?) We need...

NaNoWriMo Update: One Step at a Time

Obviously, that’s not me above. I’m freezing right now with a blanket wrapped around my legs and it’s 60 degrees Fahrenheit outside. When you’re done laughing, I’ll be here. As my last post optimistically...

NaNoWriMo Once More

In a few hours, the elusive National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo begins. This November tradition sets a goal of 50,000 words in 30 days on the same project. I wrote about my first...

World Building: Traditions

World building is one of the most important aspects of crafting a good story, regardless of the genre: A contemporary story presents a world the audience is quite familiar with. That doesn’t mean the...

SCBWI Houston Conference 2017

I LOVE writer conferences. One of my reasons for becoming a full time author was the chance to hang out with other writers without being too stalky. (Another is because I can make up...