In Which A WIP is Printed

Just printed. Not published, not picked up by an agent or anything like that. Printed in that, I went to Kinko’s and paid them to print it for me so that I can now have people read it, and tell me what they think. It’s sitting on my table right now, all 275 pages of … Continue reading

My Writer’s Dilemma, or ARGH!

I will not name names. I will not assign blame. All I can do is work on making my own writing better and hope that someday I will be afforded the same treatment as those less than professional writers who are inexplicably published not just once, but several times. Okay, screw it. I admit, I’m … Continue reading

Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect, But It Certainly Makes Progress

I am rewriting, as always. This time it is my NaNoWriMo novel, Gold Valley. I’m in the 1st rewrite at this point, so I’m simply adding. Nothing more. I’m trying very hard not to go through and nitpick at my grammar, or remove my extraneous commas, or change character names. This first rewrite is simply … Continue reading

Is Anyone Else Bored by What They Write?

I had a strange epiphany today. Part of what was holding up with my novel was that I was incredibly bored with my content. I kept writing these scenes that I thought were necessary for the story, scenes that I thought would help the reader better understand, or scenes that helped fill the space between … Continue reading

Flash Fiction, Sort Of: An Introduction To My Novel

This is what I have been working on tirelessly for some time now. I’m up to 40,000 words. I’m a little worried because I’m not even halfway to where I’d like to be, but hey – this is a first draft! The novel is as of yet untitled but it is considered fantasy, though it … Continue reading