My final(ish) draft should be done this week!

First off, sorry this is a lot later than normal. I got to work late today, and this got pushed further down the list of things to do. But, I do have a reason for it: my (ideally) final draft should be done this week! I’m so excited, and it’s been a rush trying to […]

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I have never felt this good about my book.

Since I last posted I’ve been working my tush off. I’m averaging about 3,000 words a day, and it all feels like decent work. There are some spots that I’ll need to go back at look at, but overall it feels great. It feels like a solid book, and that feeling is intoxicating as it […]

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Remembering to write for joy.

Here’s the thing: I’m alone. The hubby is gone on a business trip, and while that means I’ve been doing a lot more Netflix marathons than is probably healthy, it also means I’ve been doing a lot of writing. And I’m remembering what it is like to write for the fun of it. I mentioned […]

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Posting dates & blog updates

I need your opinion. I’ve been struggling with making content each week that I feel truly revolves around writing, and I was wondering what people would think if I dialed the blog posts to once every other week. I also want to put the majority of my energy into the revision of my manuscript, and […]

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Writing to feel the rain

I’ve completely finished the edits on my first draft! Let me tell you, it was an ugly mess. I mentioned in a previous post that I thought the beginning was going to be the easier part (it was not), and I found the further I got into the story the better it became. My husband […]

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Writing, editing, and the act of helping others.

So, if anyone saw my Facebook post the other day you’ll know that my editing is not going as smoothly as I would have liked. I knew the later chapters would be rough, but I had hoped that my earlier chapters would be better because I had spent some time editing those as I finished […]

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