Behind the Scenes: ILU, Lai’s Theme Song, NaNoWriMo

Novelvember Is Here! It’s November aka National Novel Writing Month. So guess what I’m doing! Youuu guessed it (probably)! I’m working on In Lieu of Underwear, a Vampire Story this month. I’ve been posting chapters monthly and therefore writing them monthly…And that’s a long…

Behind the Scenes: In Lieu of Underwear Through the Macro Lens AKA: What the Hell Is the Genre??

I know this Satórday post is coming to you late, and it’s not a new chapter of In Lieu of Underwear. I had intended it to be, but I’m here to tell you why it’s not. When I started In Lieu of Underwear, I…

Behind the Scenes: Unruly WIPs

I couldn’t possibly describe how difficult writing a book has been for me. What makes this especially hard is that I have officially decided to TRY to write my one novel… as three novels. Destroying Eden, as I have been calling my historical dark…

Camp NaNoWriMo: How to Write MORE by Lowering Your Word Count Goal

Hey, it’s July’s Camp NaNoWriMo, and I’ve been participating! Mostly. I feel like after the first week of Camp NaNo, the excitement of the new endeavor to write words tends to die down, and this month has been no different. I feel it both…

Behind the Scenes: WIPs, Site for Aspiring Authors, and Seeking Guest Bloggers

I have some updates regarding my WIPs, a new site for aspiring authors, and a call for guest bloggers and maybe someone who might be interested in having me guest blog. Read on, dear friend. First of all, you may have seen it already,…

Impostertops the New Dinosaur, and Other Things I Did Instead of Working on My Novel

It’s amazing how busy you can feel even when you don’t have a job. Camp NaNoWriMo certainly helps keep a girl constantly worrying about her word count, but being unemployed has a way of making you do a lot of work—to find a new…