The Novel-In-Progress: Twins & Swans


Along with hundreds of writers all over the world, I began a new novel earlier this month. When I chose to write a high fantasy this November, I expected it to be difficult. Self-doubt crept up; I almost chose to work on a series I'm already writing, because the setting would be familiar. High fantasy … Continue reading The Novel-In-Progress: Twins & Swans

The Autumn Prince Novel: Cover & Excerpt


How are your NaNo novels doing? I am pleased to say that I have reached 32k and have an end in mind, which is more than I can say for other NaNo projects--indeed, more than I can say for any writing projects at all. Also, my friend Kristia made a beautiful cover that I could … Continue reading The Autumn Prince Novel: Cover & Excerpt

Guest Post: How to Stay Productive and Motivated While Writing


It feels so good to be a published author. I can't put the feeling into words. If you had told me a year ago that I'd be where I am now, I might have laughed at you. Back then, I had a difficult time staying productive and motivated to put words on the page each … Continue reading Guest Post: How to Stay Productive and Motivated While Writing

NaNoWriMo 2015 & The Autumn Prince


I haven't officially participated in NaNoWriMo for two years. Instead I would attempt smaller projects for Camp NaNo, none of which I completed; I always seemed to give up right when I gained some momentum. This year, though, it seems my Muse really took a liking to me; why not give it a try? For … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2015 & The Autumn Prince