Lessons from the #daily250yeg challenge

The month of May saw the Edmonton NaNoWriMo group and I participating in a fun challenge, could we pen 250 words/day on our manuscripts? It was great practice for the upcoming NaNoWriMo challenge in November, and given everything else going on in the world, a welcome...

The Secret Wise Writers Know

That sometimes you begin a project, not because you’re inspired to write or because you’re going to write something great or even that you’re excited about the idea, but because you know the art of writing is in the act of writing. Sometime—most times—in order for us...

7 Days of Edits…

…on a manuscript 2.5 years in the making (but, hey, who’s counting?) I have to say that when going from page 1-300, again and again for seven days (but, hey, who’s counting), it is WILDLY satisfying to be able to take a quick break, do another task,...

A day to catch my breath

Ugh…been dealing with a WIP that WON’T END. Two years, 1st draft at 80K was burned, then I did another 87K, and that was burned, now I’m at 72K…and…maybe it’s working? At least, I like the first-one hundred pages. So, I’ve sent it off to some CPs and...