Hello 2020!

The last six months of 2019 flew by for me, and in the whirlwind of it all, the time past and this space stayed empty. But now it’s 2020! As always, there’s the talk of fresh beginnings, resolutions, and new goals. I love this time of year because it lets me pause and re-orient where … Continue reading Hello 2020!

How You Can Improve Your Writing Without Writing

Over the summer I learned quite a bit about writing. But over the summer I did almost no actual writing. Here’s what I learned about how to improve your writing without writing. Basically, there are two key concepts, two key actions that I took over the summer that have changed my outlook to writing, and … Continue reading How You Can Improve Your Writing Without Writing

Coming Changes and Updates

It’s been a while since I last posted. I recently have done some evaluating of the time I spend and my tendency to say “yes” to more things than I can possibly handle. In light of my reflections, I have decided to make some changes in my life, including changes to my blog. Starting today, … Continue reading Coming Changes and Updates

My Mid-Year TBR List Update

Now that we are past the mid point of 2019, I thought it would be good to look back at the list of books I had planned to read this year, how that has been going, and what I have all read this year. You can find my complete list here with descriptions of the … Continue reading My Mid-Year TBR List Update

The Editing Process: The First Read

It’s CampNaNoWriMo! And during this camp session I am working on editing one of my Middle Grade novels, so today, and in the coming weeks I will be talking about the steps I will be using to go through the editing process for this novel. To start the editing process, as so many will tell … Continue reading The Editing Process: The First Read