Writing

Getting Back Into the Groove – Round Robin January 2023

Welcome back to the Round Robin Posts! This first topic is New Beginnings - how do you motivate yourself to get back to writing when life has interrupted your flow? I did take some time off from writing for the holidays and, as per usual, had to drag out some tricks to get back into… Continue reading Getting Back Into the Groove – Round Robin January 2023

Reading · Reviews

Book Review – Crescent City by Sarah J Maas

Alright, so we already know I was a fan of Sarah J Maas's Court of Thorns and Roses, so it comes as no surprise that I enjoyed this book. It is a big book that you can settle into for several days/weeks depending on your reading speed. Personally, I had some time off with my… Continue reading Book Review – Crescent City by Sarah J Maas

Movie Rewatch · Reviews · Uncategorized · Writing

Star Trek Generations Rewatch

Why am I rewatching old Star Trek movies? So glad you asked! My upcoming novel Nora and the Werewolf Wedding was partially inspired by the character of Deanna Troi in Star Trek the Next Generation. Now, if you think it's strange that a science fiction character could inspire a series of urban fantasy novels... Well,… Continue reading Star Trek Generations Rewatch

Publishing · Reading · Self-Publishing · Uncategorized · Writing

Where I Pretend I Know What I’m Doing…

I have a plan and it's a good plan. Or at least I think it is a good plan. Ask me again when all this is over. So here's the plan... Last Child of Winter is nearly complete. It turned out longer than I intended, which I think is probably good because it means I… Continue reading Where I Pretend I Know What I’m Doing…

Uncategorized · Writing

Writing Software – A Personal Note from an Author

The official NaNoWriMo is over, but for many of us the writing continues well into December. While it is amazing to write 50,000 words in 30 days, most novels are more than that, and my current project is no exception. However, Nation Novel Writing Month comes with some awesome winner's goodies that always make me… Continue reading Writing Software – A Personal Note from an Author

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Book Review – A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

I enjoyed this novel. There was a disjoint at first with the narrative because, well, I guess I'm too nice a person to be alright with the first lines of the novel. Mild spoiler alert, the protagonist insists that the heroic young man who continually saves peoples lives needs to die. But I mean, that's… Continue reading Book Review – A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik