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It’s National Novel Writing Month and I’m Writing

Hello November! You know what that means, it’s National Novel Writing Month. The best part of that for me? This year, I’m writing and I’m winning. I’ve been writing 50,000 words or more in November since 2013. That’s the year I wrote the second book in a young adult fantasy series that still sits on …

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What I’ve Been Writing

This is the beginning of a five-page short story I wrote one morning when a thunderstorm woke me. It’s working title is “Thunderstorm.” Light flashed. Chris’ eyelids flew open and every muscle tensed, listening for the explosion. His heart pounded. After a deep lavender-scented inhale, he held his breath, glancing around. The shadowy form of …

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Bestsellers Don’t Have to Follow Rules and It Irritates Me

What’s in a name? For one thing, certain names sell books. Those bestselling authors no longer have to follow the “rules” to get published or sell books. I think that stinks. Seriously. Furthermore, it’s one of the main reasons I rarely buy and just as infrequently read books written by multimillionaire bestselling authors.You know, authors …

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Now Titled Appropriately: Mimi and the Banker

With eighty reviews on Amazon, this book is the most widely read of all my published works. That’s why I couldn’t let it become unpublished when I got my rights back April 1. Instead, I gave it a slightly different title that fit with the content (after all, it was one of the major peeves …

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My 40-Day Challenge

Am I the only one to notice this trend of challenges? Whether it’s a 21-day no sugar challenge or a 30-day clean eating challenge or my own 30 days focusing on gratitude challenge, it seems like challenges are everywhere. I recently finished a 40-day challenge. I purposely left what type of challenge it was out …

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