A 5 Year Plan

If you feel like your writing has left you stuck on an island of rejections, maybe a 5-year-plan can help you fix that boat

50,000 Words

50,000 words in thirty days is tough for anyone. Here are some of the things that helped me succeed at the NaNoWriMo challenge this year.

Long Moments

This is something I’ve been noticing more and more lately, to the point its begun to irritate me in books I’m reading. It’s the use of phrases like “a long moment” to denote a pause in a conversation or an action. And yes, this is something I’ve used myself in past stories and novels, and…


Ah, the life of an author. Drinking champagne, eating caviar, traveling to exotic locations where we write under the shade of a great tree while watching the lapping waves of the cobalt blue Mediterranean as they tease the sandy shore. Or not. Well, we’ll get there some day I hope. Probably not.  🙂 There’s a…