writing

Stakes (should be) high

I have been trying to write my Crime Fiction novel Completion, since May. Here is a little reminder of what this story is about… Completion is a novel about a series of ritualistic murders. 3 women at a time are being murdered, gutted and displayed around San Francisco‚Äôs business and tourist district. Dr. Ali Marshall is […]

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July, going on August

Another NaNoWriMo almost down, another lost event for me. BUT as you can see from the last line of this tweet… I only failed because I am SO in love with THREE different WIP I have going on. Not only has Completion been begging me to put some words to it, but I have two […]

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#Fail: My April NaNo Update

Sometimes, it’s just not time for somethings. You want them, but they are just not for you at that moment. This is my relationship with April Camp NaNoWriMo. I wrote a whopping 9,818 words out of my 70k goal… Do chapter titles and headings count? Ugh. I tried y’all. I really tried. I consulted with […]

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Let’s talk about Beta’s

Not fish. Beta Readers! An authors best friend! I freaking love beta’s. This post will be ALL ABOUT BETA’S! Here we go! What is a Beta Reader?? A beta reader is usually an unpaid test reader of an unreleased work of literature or other writing, who gives feedback from the point of view of an […]

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My Outlining Process

This is a looooooooooong post: Prepare yourself. I am an avid outliner. A lot of people who talk about outlining, get real technical, real quick which I think dissuades some people who are less technical, from doing outlining. I hope my strategy is easy, but also detailed enough to help you perfect your time management and […]

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Who knew?

This post contains spoilers. When Inside Out was first released, I had a reader visit my Facebook page and ask me a question. His question and my response contain some spoilers so please read with caution, if you care. lol. Also, you can read an excerpt of both books here and then there wont be […]

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