Finding My Genre

I am nearing the end of another revision to an old WIP, Songs for Ghosts (how many edits can one person do? Answer: many), and it has me thinking about genre. I have struggled for a while with categorizing this novel, for a number of reasons. Before I go into that, I’m going to give … Continue reading

In Which a WIP is Finished

So, it’s been a little while. I know a lot of writers who are able to write daily posts and write 1500 words and design covers for their self published books and market themselves and so on. And at some point, hopefully I will be able to broaden my attention span enough to do all … Continue reading

New Adult Fiction: A Guide

It’s been a little over a year since I posted about New Adult Fiction, but in that year the conversation has spread far more than I ever expected. A year ago, a google search yielded a few links with brief comments or explanations as to what New Adult Fiction was. Now, a search reveals pages … Continue reading

Day One of NaNoWriMo and the Epiphany About New Adult Fiction

Yesterday, November 1st, was the first day of NaNoWriMo. I’m already off to a slower start than I’d like at 1200 words (the goal was 1700) but I get the feeling that I’ll make up for it. Part of what had me going slow (those 1200 words were agony to write), was the fact that … Continue reading