Tagged: writing

2018 Dragon Con Writers Meet Up

Come one, come all to our third annual Dragon Con Writers Meet Up. Who: All writers and those who are writer adjacent (cough, my husband, cough, and any other family or friends who understand...

A Monster Story for Charity

Every year around Christmas, 2Dorks puts on a charity stream for Toys for Tots to help that deserving organization provide “toys, books, and other gifts to less fortunate children.” The 2Dorks, who call their...

Critique Group Bliss

I have found it. After a couple years of searching and trying different groups, both virtually and in person, I have finally found Critique Group Bliss. I am writing this blog as hope for...

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...

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...