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 time in between story bits for me so I can only… Continue reading Behind the Scenes: ILU, Lai’s Theme Song, NaNoWriMo
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 made the impulsive decision to turn it into a novel that… Continue reading Behind the Scenes: In Lieu of Underwear Through the Macro Lens AKA: What the Hell Is the Genre??
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 fantasy novel-in-progress, has been an ambitious project since I decided to… Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Unruly WIPs
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 in the writing community, in the cabin of people I'm hosting,… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: How to Write MORE by Lowering Your Word Count Goal
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, but in case you haven't, I started posting a new story… Continue reading Behind the Scenes: WIPs, Site for Aspiring Authors, and Seeking Guest Bloggers
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 job. Between job searching, seeing The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore… Continue reading Impostertops the New Dinosaur, and Other Things I Did Instead of Working on My Novel