Posted 18 CommentsPosted in Bloggy Breaks, Random Life Updates, The Clearing, Writers Unite

Okay y’all, here’s the dealio… I’ve got some sort of devil-germs in my body that have attacked me with exhaustion, nausea, food aversions, and alternating bouts of narcolepsy and insomnia. Not to mention the VERTIGO, which is new as of this morning. This marks roughly one month of being sick with the DEVIL-GERMS. Yes, I […]

Some Genius Writing Advice; Also, I Have An Inappropriately Named Disease

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If you’ve logged onto any type of social network in the past twenty-four hours (except for MySpace, because, really?) then you’ve probably seen my wailing and teeth-gnashing over the fact that my husband and I are both a bit under the weather. By which I mean, we have Walking Pneumonia. Somewhere in the depths of […]

Breaking Up With Goodreads

Posted 34 CommentsPosted in Serious Stuff, Thoughts On Writing, Writers Unite

Well, I did it. I deleted my Goodreads account. You may have seen me considering it on Twitter, when I asked if anyone else had thought about saying “Goodbye” to Goodreads. I was surprised at the number of people who responded with a hearty YES! Seems I’m not the only one with Goodreads-related issues. There […]

Evolution Of A Process

Posted 12 CommentsPosted in Pearls of (Almost) Wisdom, Thoughts On Writing, Writers Unite

I’ve been writing with the goal of publication since August 2008, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that everybody has a different process. Pantsers vs. Planners, Sticky Notes vs. Notebooks, Chronological vs. Random. Everybody’s got a different method of getting a book out of their head and onto the page. My process has […]