Category Archives: Writing

NaNoWriMo Week 2

This week has been rough. The day job ended up sapping a lot of my attention and energy.  There are also a bunch of personal things going on.  It has made keeping up on word count difficult.  No problem.  I … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Week 1

It’s that time of year.  When grumpy creatures disappear into their dens for extended periods of time, only to come out for sustenance.  I’m not talking about bears hibernating, but writers participating in NaNoWriMo. For the last five years, I’ve … Continue reading

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Laser Focus

I’m hard at work on my edit.  I thought that I wrote relatively clean and strong prose.  I quickly learned otherwise.  While I haven’t removed any entire scenes, I’ve chopped out about 3,000 words and will be cutting more.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Developmental Editing

Two weeks ago, I dove head first into my developmental edit for Chaos Wolf.  It has been enlightening, to say the least. I won’t subject your eyes to the sea of red I’m wading through. There are many comments that … Continue reading

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Word Output

I’m proud of my word output, minuscule though it may be. I’ve written over 8,400 words in the last two weeks.  I know that doesn’t sound like a lot for most professional writers.  In fact, I know it’s not a … Continue reading

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What I’m Working On – July 2017 Edition

Well, June and most of July was a loss because of illness and the website issues.  So here’s where things stand. Chaos Wolf, Jordan Abbey Novel #1 – Urban fantasy novel. Currently being read by the developmental editor.  Working on … Continue reading

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2017 Goals Check In

I meant to do this last week, but because of various health issues (both mine and my cats), I ended up pushing it off for a week.  So here we go. Write more consistently every day – I am going … Continue reading

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The Week That Was

My writing has been somewhat sidetracked for the last month, but this has been a worse week.  During the cold itself I wasn’t able to write much. Instead of words, I was creating random keyboard strikes while coughing. One of the … Continue reading

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Clawing My Way Back To Health

I’m still recovering from con crud.  It hit so bad that I haven’t been able to go back to the day job.  I finally turned a corner on Wednesday night when I was able to get six hours uninterrupted sleep.  … Continue reading

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What I’m Working On – May 2017 Edition

The answer to the question “What are you writing?” is not that much. Like I said in my last post, I’m catching up on my costume.  I’m closer, but I have at least a week’s worth of work to finish, … Continue reading

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