At the beginning of the spring semester I took a seven week course on Integrated Technology in Libraries. During this course we had an extensive lecture on properly backing up and saving files. Back then I understood where I could save my work, how I could save my work, and how often to save my … Continue reading A Lesson in Backing Up Files: Writing Update
If you're as sick of me saying that once again this page got away from me, then have no fear, this is the last time I'll mention it, because no doubt, it'll happen again in the next few months. In fact, I know it'll happen in June, July, and probably August because I'm dumb and … Continue reading Life and Writing Updates
In the middle of November 2017 I began writing the draft to a new novel. At this moment in time I'm a few hundred words away from 30,000. Last year, at this time, I had already written 50,000 words for a different novel. The difference is that I feel a lot more confident with this … Continue reading Writing Goals for the New Year
When I started this blog, I told myself I would update it once a week with at least one to two posts a week. While my last post was August 4th (because of the retrograde), I was supposed to start posting again in September. Yikes. I should be ashamed, but I can't be. Life got in the … Continue reading Updates and Life
The fourth draft of The Harvest is in the hands of my betas. However, I've officially decided to also get professional help. The editor I'm interested in works for the same publishing company which published one of my favorite books, Dreadnought by April Daniels. Aside from catching up on reading, I started to fiercely study the authors I adore in terms of … Continue reading Novel-in-Progress: Duology!
So the responses to The Harvest are slowly rolling in! One beta is super excited and wants to read more. I'll send her the next hundred pages! She said she usually doesn't like fantasy (she's the one that introduced me to Ellen Hopkins), but she's interested in my story. The other beta is my mom … Continue reading Responses!!! Sweet and Beautiful Responses!
I'm well over two months late to this challenge, but as I always like to say, better late than never! Recently, I found out about the #ReadingWithoutWalls challenge from one of my favorite authors, Marissa Meyer. The challenge was brought on by Gene Luen Yang, who worked on AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER! Can you feel my excitement? … Continue reading Reading Without Walls