In the Groove

My work is snapping and sizzling. Lots of deep emotions and a complex plot are brewing for TDLI.

There once was a prologue, but now it’s axed. I loved that prologue. I could see it all so clearly in my mind. It was short–only 4 pages, but Valerie and the Inkplotters (sounds like a groovy band 😉 ) said it had to go. My head agrees, but my heart still yearns for it. Continue reading

Getting It Right the First Time

The day got away from me. I don’t sleep well at night, but I seem to be more tired than usual. I think it must be all the pine tree pollen swirling in the air.

On a positive note, I had a breakthrough on a scene over which I’d been stewing. It’s not even a scene I’m working on at the moment, but I can see it down the road. I’d been wondering how my hero’s “ah-hah” moment Continue reading

Blogs or Websites for Unpublished Writers

The Southern Lights Conference was a huge success. Mary Buckham and Dianna Love were awesome and I highly recommend their workshop, Break Into Fiction ®. I watched many published authors taking copious amounts of notes right along with the unpublished.

My posse and I discussed a plethora of industry information and one that pertains to blogs and author websites left me conflicted. Continue reading