Last year, by September, I had completed six separate drafts. That’s six stories. Two novels; three novellas; one middle-grade book. Six. That’s a lot. And while I have those six stories waiting to be reviewed, revised, edited, and/or rewritten, I am trying to press forward once again to write more fiction outside of that revision … Continue reading A Six-Month Plan
This has been an age-old question: is quantity more important that quality or vice versa? Two things particularly have brought this question back into my sights. The first, the fact that I have 5 projects that I have in the waiting for revision with a 6th closing in. The second, was Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s latest … Continue reading Quantity or Quality?
There are a host of reasons as a writer to pursue traditional publishing or indie publishing (aka self-publishing). Each lists a number of benefits; each lists a number of problems. For me, before I had dove into the task of drafting query letters for my novel, The Good Teacher, I learned of the idea of … Continue reading Being Indie
May the 4th be with you! Starting today, all my ebook works are going on sale! See the links below! I have 3 for free and another 5 for only $0.99 apiece. That means for $4.95 you can own all the terrible writing I've put out so far! (Or just grab the free stuff and … Continue reading Ebook Sale Begins Today!
Wow. This year is starting to fly by. And the best thing about it? I’ve been writing like a flippin’ demon. To think that I am 39 and only beginning to truly understand myself as a writer. I am 39 and only now using the tools I need to develop my voice as a writer. … Continue reading What I Wrote In April