Thoughts from rewriting my first chapter…for the umpteenth time.

I used to think that I would write the first draft of my novel completely before going back and editing it, but it turns out that I don’t like moving forward with my story until I know that my foundation is solid. Your first chapter, more specifically your first four or five pages, is the […]

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Freelance writing and multitasking: my journey to where I am now.

This post is going to be a little more personal than some of my previous more educational posts, but here it goes. I cannot multitask. It’s simply not something I’m good at, at least when it comes to working. When I decided that I wanted to be a writer, I thought that I would work […]

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I do not write to escape

There are some people who write to escape the stresses of everyday life. I am not one. Publishes authors, and even people who journal or write for a hobby sometimes say that writing is their way of escaping. It is where they turn when everything else seems to be too much. I am not that […]

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Have you read?… “Z: A novel of Zelda Fitzgerald ” (#2)

I’ll confess, I might have picked up the book originally because I saw that Amazon is doing a series based on this book, but I actually enjoyed it more than I  thought.  It is a fictional work, but the author, Therese Anne Fowler, did a multitude of research into the lives of both Zelda and […]

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Pondering from a moon child

You won’t see this post until the sun is already up, but it’s dark as I write. I have always been in love with the moon. Even now it is my friend when sleep seems like a dream far away. Perhaps it is the silence. Perhaps it is the seduction of being all alone, and […]

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Have you read?… The Golden Compass (#1)

I just decided to make this a series. Literally, as I was typing the title I thought, “now this would make a good, weekly post”. Now that I’m thinking on it further I’m not sure that I can do a book review a week. I┬ácan, but I might drive myself mad doing so, so maybe […]

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When things don’t quite work out…

I guess that q&a wasn’t what people wanted, huh? That’s ok. I’ll just try to work on something else for next week. I might do a book review. I’ve read several that I think other people might be interested in…. I hope you all have a great rest of your week!  

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