Today, I read this fabulous blog post on drafting your novel and exactly how much work goes into it the second, eighth, and eighteenth time around the same manuscript. A LOT. Catherine is a blogger who I randomly found via WordPress but whose posts I’m going to start following. If only for commiseration and more … More #Fridayblogging — How Many Drafts Did You Do Of Your Book?
When I wake up muttering in French because it’s too early, I count that as a good omen for the day.
When you wake up and this scene describes the all over body ache without the fun times ahead – But you have a self-imposed daily word count. You push on through. So that you can feel like this at the end of the day. At least that’s what I’m telling myself as I muddle through … More Writing under the weather #amsick #amwriting
After writing all night and churning out an awesome (in my humble opinion) second chapter to my new book, I woke up late. Then I remembered Daylight Savings kicked in at 3am and I realized I woke up REALLY late. Blast.
(Item of clothing or breathless state, you choose) Apparently, the only thing separating New Adult literature from Erotica is whether the main character is driven by sex. My question then becomes, aren’t all characters driven by sex to a degree? Or if not 100% driven by sex, for Erotica characters that are doesn’t that make … More #NewAdult lit is now two pants from #Erotica
1. You awake and groggily turn to your significant other and say, “Bonjour!” 2. When you are startled, scared, or absurdly angry you curse in said language. “Merde!” 3. You sing along to the most repetitive of songs. “Alors on danse” by Stromae http://youtu.be/7pKrVB5f2W0 4. You fight the urge to debate in said language because you’re better at arguing in it. 5. … More 5 ways you know you speak a #foreign language #fluently
Rather than writer’s block, I have a thousand great ideas all jostling for space in my head but none of them are fully fledged enough to make it onto my Word document. Every time I think one is almost there I find a new idea that seems even better and start to work on the … More Writer’s ADHD