I think the title of this post is pretty self-explanatory. I have nothing new for WIPpet Wednesday because I have written nothing new on any of my WIPs. Haha. I’m so productive. Anywho, in keeping with the spirit of one of my 2015 goals (be more bloggy) I figured I’d use this space for some… Continue reading WIPpet Wednesday: I’ve Got Nothin’
As the release date for Stones creeps ever closer, I find myself growing ever more anxious. The cover is out in the world, with my name on it and guys…I’m kind of freaking out. I think I’ve officially entered the “What in the name of fluffy unicorns have I done?” phase of publishing. Has anyone… Continue reading On Writers and Reviews
Greetings, my lovely peeps! Thing have been a little hectic here lately, and I don't have the energy for a useful informative post, so you'll have to settle for a "life update" post instead. Business Item Number 1: I started a new job about 3 weeks ago, which accounts for all the busyness I've been… Continue reading Updates Galore!
Since Stones is back in the hands of my editor for the third (and maybe final?) time, I figured I would let y'all know what I've learned (if anything) so far, as a first-time indie author. I've titled this "part 1" just in case I think of any more gems of wisdom later on. :)… Continue reading What I’ve Learned About Revision (Part 1)
After one all-nighter*, a marathon writing weekend, and 4,000 additional words later, I've officially completed one round of edits and returned them to my lovely and patient editor. Yes, I ended up with more words, but filler was still trimmed and the additions are decidedly juicy. Stones was already rather skinny for a fantasy, at… Continue reading One Round Down
I'm drinking the haterade and feeling the pressure!
I should be working. Instead, I'm taking color-coded chapter notes based off my editor's feedback. That still counts as being productive, right? One of the biggest issues I'm struggling with is over-showing vs. not showing enough. During scenes of particularly high drama, when the reader is supposed to be feeling very strong emotions, I've either… Continue reading Procrastination Station