Author: Kelly Colby

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...

Post Dragon Con Writers Meet and Greet

Woot! Dragon Con 2017 is down for the books. And what an event it was! There were approximately 85,000, yes all those zeroes are correct, memberships sold for the four day event. All of...

Dragon Con Writers Meet and Greet

Remember how I preach to find your community? I’ve done it here and here. It’s darn near impossible to be successful in the writing business without a support group. Yes, a support group consists...