Category Archive: Writing Life

I Did It! (and other miscellany)

I finished my 50,000 words with 1 day to spare! I’m now in a post-NaNoWriMo coma.  I will be attempting to start finishing my daily progress reports tomorrow. Life is busy.  There’s been… Continue reading

My NaNoWriMo Tools

Okay, still working on character charts, so I don’t have my next ‘Meet _____’ post ready yet, it will hopefully be up sometime tomorrow :). In the meantime, I’ve been bouncing ideas and… Continue reading


A lot has happened this week, both in the blogging world, and in real life.  I won’t go into the real life stuff, I’m still kind of reeling from today, and nothing is… Continue reading

How I Use Index Cards to Outline, Pt 2

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How I Use Index Cards to Outline, Pt 1

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Greetings from Eureka Springs . . .

Sort of. The truth is that I’m actually writing this post on Monday, because I know I won’t have time to on Friday. When this post goes live, I’ll be sitting in a… Continue reading

Muse Online Writers Conference and a crazy week ahead . . .

So I signed up at pretty much the last minute for the Muse Online Writers Conference last weekend.  Everything gets started today, and I went through the list of workshops yesterday to decide… Continue reading

Science Fiction, Monsters, and All Hallow’s Eve

I apologize for my lack of posting last week, fall cleaning took priority.  I have cleaned the kitchen from top to bottom, and most of the rest of the house, rearranged the furniture,… Continue reading

A Game of Thro – I mean ‘tag’, and more awards!

It’s been an award-fest in the blogging world lately! The other day, I was given the Versatile Blogger award and the Liebster Blog award. Since then, I was given the Versatile Blogger award… Continue reading

Social Networks for Writers

As I was browsing some different blogs a few weeks ago, I came across some very interesting websites.  I was already looking for something that would be a writing community of some sort,… Continue reading

Do you create, or do you listen?

Lissa(Mrs. C) and I had a conversation a while back . . . (warning: you are about to have a glimpse into the minds of two writers who may or may not be… Continue reading

Blog Awards!

The past couple days have been very eventful for me!  I was given a couple of awards! I was given the Liebster Award by Jenn at A Single Bell.  Thank you, Jenn! The… Continue reading

In my own little corner, in my own little chair . . .

I can be whoever I want to be! I’ve always loved this song from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. It embodied everything a little girl could possibly imagine, and this is the problem my… Continue reading

Life & Games

Let me take this moment to say that the trivia contest with the $10 gift card prize is still going on until 7-something am CDT tomorrow morning.  Go read about it here.… Continue reading

Today I . . .

Got up much earlier than I wanted to. Did laundry, and discovered that the washing machine is definitely leaking somewhere.  Need to call the landlord. Watched the cat pounce on my sorted piles… Continue reading

Writers’ Platform-Building Campaign

I was browsing around somewhere the other day – either Google+ or my blogroll or something, and I found something really interesting. I don’t remember where I found it, but I at least… Continue reading

Entering Contests: Why is it so nerve-wracking?

If anyone of you know me on facebook, or follow me on twitter, or simply read the twitter feed in the sidebar, you know that I have been writing and editing like crazy… Continue reading

App Review: Time Tracker

I am addicted to my new iPod touch.  I’m not making this post from it, though, there’s just somethings that are better accomplished with an actual keyboard. I’ve been going crazy looking for… Continue reading

Anger + Haste = Regret – Sunday Devotional

Exodus 32:15-19 And Moses turned, and went down from the mount, and the two tables of the testimony were in his hand: the tables were written on both their sides; on the one… Continue reading

My Writing Buddy

I have a writing buddy. Actually, I have two.  Mrs. C is the writing buddy that is actually beneficial.  My other writing buddy . . . not so much. My other writing buddy… Continue reading

Lonely Words: Unread Books on My Shelf

I have an addiction. I am addicted to the written word; so much so, that even when I have a stack of books 5 or 6 high next to my bed to read,… Continue reading