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Slaying the Dragon–Every Day

By on Friday, Oct 21, 2011 | 2 comments

Every day, the same fear seizes me.  I sit at my keyboard, hands poised, and I freeze.  And that horrible, whining voice starts in."What if you're not clever enough?" (or funny enough, smart enough, entertaining enough, just fill in the blank) it says, mocking me.  "Do you actually think you can put words into coherent sentences?  You [...]

The Quirky Things Writers Do

By on Monday, Aug 1, 2011 | 3 comments

A few days ago, I finished the first draft of a novel I began writing in April under the tutelage of Lori Wilde in her Novel in Six Months Class at SavvyAuthors.  It came in at around 77,000 words.  Now mentally exhausted and physically drained, I took the entire weekend off to reboot my weary self.  Four romantic [...]

Living With a Difficult Muse

By on Monday, May 9, 2011 | 1 comment

Still consumed with meeting my 1500 words-per-day quota for my Novel in Six Months Class with Lori Wilde at SavvyAuthors, I thought I would share more of my overwhelming frustrations as I continue to learn how to do this!I wrote over 8,000 words last week, all in a state of pure terror.  Every morning, I wonder where [...]

My First Blog Interview Today at Wendy La Capra’s Blog

By on Thursday, Apr 21, 2011 | 0 comments

Up-and-coming historical romance writer and friend Wendy La Capra interviewed me on her blog today--please stop by! Wendy La Capra's Romance Writing Blog http://www.wendylacapra.com/