Tag Archive: Writing

Dec
29
2011

2011, Day 365

Okay, so maybe I’m a couple of days shy of the new year, but it’s close enough! On Jan 1, 2011 I did a post called “2011, Day One.” In it I set a few goals for things that I wanted to accomplish during the year ahead. I thought it would be fun to go back …

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Dec
05
2011

Endings and New Beginnings

Last week I finished the first draft of my very first paranormal romance novel. Woot! I started it back around April and planned to write it before the end of the school year. Then during summer. Then once the kids got back to school… See a pattern here? It seems every time I would write …

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Jul
10
2011

Six Sentence Sunday 7/10

It’s that time of the week again—Sunday! Be sure to check back to the main site for the list of participating authors this week. As always, thank you to everyone who comes by my blog each week to read and leave comments. I appreciate every one of you!! This week I’m giving you a little …

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Jul
05
2011

Sold!

Over the weekend I was offered a new contract with Silver Publishing for my novella Love on Landing to be released sometime in early 2012. Woot!! I was thrilled to see that email sitting in my inbox Saturday morning. To make the deal even sweeter, Love on Landing and my first novella with Silver Publishing …

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Jun
26
2011

Six Sentence Sunday 6/26

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Happy Sunday everyone! I’m so glad to see you all here, visiting and leaving me comments. Thank you so much for stopping by again! Check out all the other great authors participating HERE! This week Maia has finally found herself some non-hoochie clothes and she’s ready to get down to business. Maia eyed herself in …

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Jun
25
2011

What’s in a Title?

Titles can be fickle. Sometimes I have a title in mind as soon as the story idea comes to me or the characters start talking. Sometimes my initial idea is close but not quite right. Maybe it has some elements of what my story is about, but still doesn’t showcase the whole book the way …

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Jun
15
2011

Submission Tracking Numbers

Wouldn’t it be nice if submissions had tracking numbers? Could you imagine how much fun it would be for the stalker in all of us to find a nice little eighteen digit number with every “Your submission has been received” email? Then instead of checking our inboxes, voicemail, and spam folder—’cause, hey, you never know …

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May
06
2011

Book Trailers

Hey peeps, So today I have a question rolling around in my head that’s begging to be asked—do you need a book trailer to promote your book? For those who don’t know, a book trailer is sort of like a movie preview. But instead of live action actors, it’s a series of photos and images …

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May
04
2011

Stalking my Inbox

  I’ve been stalking my inbox for weeks—Weeks! It’s getting very tiresome and yet I continue to check it often. And by often, I mean all the fricken time! I’m currently waiting on final edits, and a cover, and a release date, and hopefully a request for a partial, and hopefully a request for a …

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Apr
20
2011

Juggling… I Mean Starting a Writing Career

Oh my goodness. This whole silly “starting a writing career” thing is tricky somedays! How do you writer’s—aspiring and pubbed—find time in your day to do it all? I want to hear from you! Somedays it’s very easy for me. I find time to get all of my regular responsibilities done and still have lots …

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