Did you finish your NaNoWriMo project in November? Are you looking for an editor? Kiara Horowitz does developmental, evaluation, and content editing. She worked with me on several occasions with different manuscripts, and she did an amazing job at helping me figure out what steps to take next in my writing process. She is enjoyable… Continue reading Need an Editor?
A Movie Review Instead – This Beautiful Fantastic
It has been pouring for two days. What with the rain and the stay at home situation, I have been feeling quite restless. Then last night I found this amazing movie. This Beautiful Fantastic is a 2016 British romantic drama, written and directed by Simon Aboud. Bella Brown was abandoned as a baby in an… Continue reading A Movie Review Instead – This Beautiful Fantastic
It’s almost time for NaNoWriMo!
Already we are halfway through October, and you know what that means: November is National Novel Writing Month! This means that thousands of people will attempt to write a book of at least 50,000 words in a single month. There are no prizes (unless you want to order the cool t-shirts). The reward is the… Continue reading It’s almost time for NaNoWriMo!
Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 28.3 — Mr. Dumfries Reveals the Truth
Ch. 28.3 -- Mr. Dumfries glanced over at his grandson, and then back at Ezra. “I gotta speak to you in private.” Ezra looked at Josiah the Thirteenth and motioned for him to leave. He obeyed, he but wasn’t happy about it. The door closed behind him. Ezra turned back to his friend. “Now, tell… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 28.3 — Mr. Dumfries Reveals the Truth
NaNoWriMo is Here!
It’s November, and you know what that means. It’s NaNoWriMo! National Novel Writing Month is the time when people abandon sane schedules, spouses, entertainment, sleep, and sometimes even food in favor of writing like crazy for an entire month. And the reward is... the satisfaction of having reached your goal of 50,000 words (and a… Continue reading NaNoWriMo is Here!
The Language of Sparrows
Book Review: The Language of Sparrows, by Rachel Pfifer - When artist April Wright and her fifteen-year-old daughter, Sierra, move to Houston, Texas, they are trying to escape a past neither of them can get over. But their pain follows them, and April has no idea how to help her brilliant daughter, who learns languages… Continue reading The Language of Sparrows
NaNoWriMo Winner: I’m done!
I'm done! It's November 30th, and I am officially finished my first draft of Out of the Depths. It has been quite the month, with a rollercoaster of emotions as I tried to figure out what this book was about and where it was heading. Some days I got discouraged and never wrote. Some days… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Winner: I’m done!
It's November 19th, and that means that all of us WriMo fans have been writing like crazy for 19 days. How is everybody doing? Don't give up. You still have enough time to finish your novel. Keep writing! I've got 48,863 words, and a lot farther to go in my plot. Here's an excerpt from Out… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Update
League of Utah Writers Conference
Thank you to all those who worked so hard to put the writers' conference together and make it a success. I enjoyed it very much, learned a lot, and made some new friends. Thanks to all the presenters and teachers, and for the keynote speaker, Mette Ivie Harrison, whose address was very inspiring. Thank you also… Continue reading League of Utah Writers Conference
Told You Twice
Told you Twice – Book Review - by Kristen Heitzmann: Alexis (Exie) Murphy is engaged to the ‘perfect’ man and looks forward to a Grace Evangeline wedding and a happily-ever-after life. She’s willing to give up her talents and the essence of who she is in order to have the stability she craves and to… Continue reading Told You Twice