Author Archives: admin

Valentine Mishaps

First of all, and maybe most importantly, Google Valentine’s Day and look at the images. I kind of want to fill this post with the amazing images that I’ve found. For instance like this one. What exactly is this? Like I get it’s two people, about to kiss, and they kind of make the shape…

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Word Sprints, Writing Sprints, Word Wars

First of all, I love the picture of this little girl. It makes me smile every time I see it. Not to mention most of the memes made from it make me laugh. But onto word sprints, writing sprints, word wars; aka whatever the heck you want to call them. I’ve heard about word sprints…

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Writing Retreat

Two weeks ago I got to take part in something truly amazing. I belong to ANWA (the America Night Writing Association). For the past several years I’ve attended our annual Southwest retreat. Usually we have it up in Show Low Arizona, but due to wildfires, we had to keep it close to home. I love going to…

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I’m Thinking Indie

I have a secret to tell you. (Are you holding your breath? Waiting in anticipation for this momentous unveiling?) Unless you’re JK Rowling or Steven King, authors don’t make a lot of money. I know, huge shocker. Part of trying to get your book out into the world is querying agents and/or editors. What is…

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I Had to Take a Break

I’ve actually got a few writing projects going right now. All but one is in the 1st draft phase.  The one that’s done, I think I’m like on revision 11. Yes, I know how crazy that is! I started writing it about four years ago. I remember when I had the first 15,000 words written…

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French Fries

Last night I had the opportunity to participate in a writing exercise. The subject was French Fries; I know it sounds really strange. The idea is for you to write for a few minutes about anything you want dealing with French fries. You can write from any perspective; it’s basically anything your mind can imagine…

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