#writingcraft: Beyond the Dread

Way back in 2015 [okay, it wasn’t that long ago], when I began to write my first novel’s first draft [my only novel thus far], I was engulfed in the delusion of thinking the first draft is the hardest of the entire writing process. How could I have been so daft? I know the answer … Continue reading #writingcraft: Beyond the Dread


#writingcraft: Gathering Tools

[The woman in the photo isn't me but her expression is how I feel sometimes when I'm writing.] I’m the type of person who wants to do things my “own” way. I put the word “own” in quotes because it’s rare the idea is an original and instead, I’ve lifted it off of someone or … Continue reading #writingcraft: Gathering Tools

#weekendcoffeeshare: New Momentum Tactics

The Daily Post sponsors the #weekendcoffeeshare. If this is something you’d like to do, whether it be weekly like it’s supposed to be or the way I do it, once a month. You can get the lowdown about it at the link above. [Your dialogue is in purple.] [My dialogue is in teal.] § If … Continue reading #weekendcoffeeshare: New Momentum Tactics