Book Titles, House-Buying, and Pizza

Last month, I started working on my third book in the Love and Work series. The writing is coming along, but it’s been slower than I’d like. For good reason, though… We’re buying a house. Yay! The search took about four months, and we visited about sixty houses. After a certain amount of time, theContinue reading “Book Titles, House-Buying, and Pizza”

There’s Something To Be Said for…

I’m in between writing books. I finished one, and it’s ready for an editor’s critique. In a future post, I’ll discuss the process that I’m tweaking to start writing my next book. But for now, I’m reflecting. I’m feeling introspective. I have the Thinking Man pose. Several things come to mind. Okay, 8 things. There’sContinue reading “There’s Something To Be Said for…”

NaNoWriMo, Cheating, Losing, and Winning

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) was an odd experience for me this year. I’ll cut to the chase and tell you that I didn’t meet the “winner” requirements. I didn’t make 50,000 words for the month. I¬†finished at 37,154. How would one even write out that number? Thirty-seven thousand, one hundred and fifty-four? Such aContinue reading “NaNoWriMo, Cheating, Losing, and Winning”

NaNoWriMo Week One, Moving Forward

Here’s how the first week of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) went for me, a short recap in a few sentences and pictures. On the first day of NaNoWriMo, things started off great. I completed more than 300 words over the recommended daily word count. Days two and three weren’t as promising. I completed slightlyContinue reading “NaNoWriMo Week One, Moving Forward”