This month just happens to be National Short Story Month, and I just happen to be on a short story-writing kick! I am working on my third story this month, and am starting to wonder where this energy goes during the, er, regular months. As I usually work on longer manuscripts, I find short stories… Continue reading May is for Short Stories!
I finished the 50k word NaNoWriMo writing challenge yesterday, and here are my impressions of the experience: Time Management This was a lot of work, but ultimately not as difficult as I expected it to be as long as I stayed on track with my daily word count goal (2k), and only missed the days that I… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017: Check!
I’m excited to be participating in NaNoWriMo this year! I’ve only done it very half-heartedly a couple of times in the past, as it never lined up well with the writing schedule I was on, or life in general, but in spite of a full schedule this month, I couldn’t stay away. I’ve got a… Continue reading November is for Novelists
My short story, “Knight of the Sun, Moon, and Stars” is my first work to be published, and will be featured in Enchanted Conversation at the end of June. Seeing my name listed among the authors to be published was an incredible feeling, enhanced by the excited grin on my toddler’s face as she smiled… Continue reading Published!
I love to examine all the ways my writing has grown over the years. So, I’m going to share just a little bit about my writing journey, the methods that I’ve been developing over time, and how I’d like to improve upon them. Book 1: Huntress When I began my first manuscript in earnest, I was… Continue reading One Word at a Time
Fairy tales shaped my early love of story, and as my interest in literature and history deepened in my teen years, I began to develop a love of ancient mythology as well. It took off, and was fed, in a college course dedicated to studying the works of C.S. Lewis. I loved seeing the connections… Continue reading The Useful Myth