Tag Archive | WIP

My Word of the Year

My Word of the Year

My word of the year is Finish. I’ve assessed where I am in my writing journey and what I’m missing is a backlog of finished polished manuscripts. I’m reading Jon Acuff’s Finish. Or rather I have been but put it aside the past couple of months. As a goal/oriented person, I have an endless number […]

The Writing Hamster Wheel

The Writing Hamster Wheel

Hello again, and sorry that I forgot to post last week. (Cranky, teething Little T…) Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve started buckling down on edits for my urban fantasy WIP, Forged Steel. I might get a little grumbly if I run into a road block on a rough draft, but when I first […]

Into the Wind

Into the Wind

I’m leaving this evening to go to the Realm Makers conference. I met one of my goals, which was finishing my manuscript, “The Days of Noah.” I do my first draft by hand, and I haven’t finished typing it yet, but I finished the story, so at least I know what happens. (Yes, that’s a […]

I Think I Can

I Think I Can

I’m a sprinter. I have a hard time with pacing myself and with staying committed with something long-term. I’m not good at consistency, doing a little at a time, and getting things done slowly but surely. I’m definitely the Hare in The Tortoise and the Hare. I do short, quick bursts, being very effective and […]

Thankful for my Mother (and Glad I Don’t Have This One)

Thankful for my Mother (and Glad I Don’t Have This One)

Mother’s come in all shapes and sizes–each one in different in their strengths and weaknesses. I am very grateful for the wonderful mother the Lord blessed me with. He knew that I would need a woman who was a good listener (after all, I am a born storyteller), patient, and a good example of a […]

WIP Report for February 1st 2013

WIP Report for February 1st 2013

WIP Report for January 1st 2013

WIP Report for January 1st 2013

The Pile

The Pile

We all have it. The Stack. The mound of books a mile and a half high that we swear we’re working through, and we’ll get to it soon. The stash of To Be Read that includes the latest bestseller, the one recommended by a friend eleven years ago, the ones our close writing buddies just […]